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|Sunday, February 5, 2023|
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|September 4-6, 1999||June 24-July 2, 2000||September 18-20, 2000||March 28-30, 2002|
Waimea, Kauai. Mari and I discovered Waimea Plantation Cottages - THE place to stay when on the Garden Isle. Plus, it is a perfect jumping off point for anything you want to do in Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park.
|Breakfast on our lanai at Waimea Plantation Cottages||Na'Pali coast from Nualolo Trail|
|Feral goats along the Nualolo Cliffs trail||Me taking a break while hiking back to Nualolo Cliffs|
|A helicopter tour flying below us in the Nualolo area||Looking way down into Nualolo Valley from Nualolo Cliffs Trail|
|Beautiful view of Kalalau valley from Kokee State Park summit||Another great view of Kalalau valley from Kokee State Park summit|
|Sunset over Waimea Canyon, the Grand Canyon of the Pacific||Me, relaxing on the cottage lanai, with ono poke, chips, and beer after a monster hike!|
|Nene begging for food at Kokee State Park||Me, the king of hiking, before heading into the Alakai swamp!|
|A beautiful morning over the Kalalau valley||Me, just getting to the first of several boardwalks across the Alakai swamp|
|The guide book said this trail was "a moderate grade and sometimes wet"||Boardwalk through the Alakai Swamp|
|Another beautiful view of the Kalalau valley|