The photos below are what we saw.
the mog without any hassle. It is a garden-variety 416
DOKA with a new winch. The tires are standard Continental
off-road lug. Other than that, it was a very generic truck
at the Kipu Ranch that we talked to said that they used the
truck in the rainy season and when one of the quads gets "really
stuck". The door rust is not that uncommon for a
Ranch does quad tours and they had perhaps 30 of them on
site. The odd equipment in the foreground of the photo
above is some kind of old, belt-driven forging machine.
were a bunch of papaya trees on the ranch.
were heading toward Lawaui and were "in the area" we decided to
check out the hanging bridge at Hanapepe. This bridge was
built in 1915 to allow crossing the river. The bridge was
damaged in hurricane Iniki and a big chunk of it was rebuilt as
the bridge is wood, so one has to wonder about termites.
quite a bit when the wind is blowing. And it creaks when
you walk on it, which is very creepy.
picked up Sandee and headed to Poipu for lunch. After
eating, we walked along the seawall. Note the "pillow
lava" rocks on the beach.
Poipu we headed to Shipwreck Beach. Kathleen wanted to see
sea turtles, but the water was too rough. While there were
no turtles, there were no "gringas gordas" either. Note
the fellow on the rock point. The young and stupid jump
off the rock into the ocean and he was there to take photos of
the resulting carnage.
were plenty of boogie boarders and surfers in the water.
This fellow gets a pretty good ride.
young gal was a very good surfer. She caught wave after
boogie boarders got good rides.
fellow was a very accomplished surfer. Above, he cuts a
tight turn at the top of a wave.
fellow looks like he is working hard.
turn but an unhappy ending.
the surfers came pretty close to the cliffs.
pretty girls make great photo subjects, the real story is the
fellow doing the 360 degree turn behind her.
caught wave after wave much to the chagrin of the male surfers.
hard when she got close to the beach to return back into the big
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