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A Day Tour Through Waipio Valley, Hawaii

TOURING DAY AT HILO...  or did I mistaken the name for another.... 

Started our day trip at around 10am and stopped at a flea market to walk around and ended up buying two Hawaiian papayas for $5.  Small, short and rounded...  that was how they looked like.... and we saw some rambutans being sold too.  We asked the seller and he couldn't tell us the name of the fruit... LOL.. and we told him that they are rambutans and we were from Malaysia, that was how we know.  He was amazed and he told us that his friend gave him some seeds to grow in Hawaii... this friend must be a Malaysian... LOL... 

Walking around the market.... nothing much really except for the local food and fruits.... 
Then we drove further to another part of the town... 
Kamehameha The Great, the first ruler in the kingdom of Hawaii...
Walked a few minutes down the slope ...
Where the tourists are.... 
To catch some scenic pictures...
Beautiful scenery from where we stood....
And we could go down to the beach if we wanted...
That would be another half hour walk..
But no, we did not walk down.... 
Too hot and too far to walk...
We had another place to cover anyway..... 
So let's just take a picture to mark my presence!

Comments

  1. There are endless scenic spots with panoramic view that would take months to explore all. My friend who studied there pointed out that he could not cover much after being there for years. Enjoy your trip!

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  2. Very sunny! Too hot? In New Zealand or other countries overseas, even though it is so sunny, it is nice and cool...not like here, so hot and humid!!!

    A lot of people. All tourists. Glad to see that they were all wearing masks.

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  3. Beautiful place. Love the scenery.

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