Since we arrived on Kauai, my wife has asked and literally begged to hike the Kalalau Trail up to Hanakapiai Falls. It is a legendary, one day hike on the north shore of the island. It is eight miles round trip and takes 5-8 hours for most people, depending upon how much mud they try to avoid (futile), pictures they take (a must), and physical condition. The hike will take you from sea level at Hanakapiai Beach, to nearly 760 feet above sea level, two miles inland. You cross about six streams, each way mind you, during this strenuous hike. Upon the midway point of arriving at the falls, you are blessed with this:
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
...or your head might pop right off your shoulders. It has been a while since I was inspired to write. Call it distractions of summer travel or what have you, but nevertheless, yours truly has been in his own "on the cusp of football" trance. Thankfully the action picks up next week as the trial of Roger Clemens begins. I might need several Triple shot Venti Caramel Machiatos in order to stomach this non-sensical witch hunt. Follow along after the break.