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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-05-24 05:47
Subject: [photos|travel] Waimea canyon
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Past the town of Waimea, we turned off the highway and drove up toward Waimea Canyon. Mark Twain described this as "the Grand Canyon of the Pacific", which is a pretty neat trick on an island 30 miles wide. As it happens, I agree with him.

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The road up was intense and desolate

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We stopped at the first lookout point, after quite some time of low-speed, hairpin driving

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Wildlife there

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Tamelife there

From the lookout point, we stared down into the canyon. I saw what Twain meant. It looked as if someone had spray-painted the Grand Canyon green.

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We took the other road back down, which was somewhat vertiginous, giving us interesting views.

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At the last, we spotted this fellow on the roadside.

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Next up, another sugar mill, a company town, and a discussion of labor relations history.

And as usual, more at the Flickr set.

Photos © 2011, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. and B. Lake.

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The NewroticGirl
User: newroticgirl
Date: 2011-05-24 16:03 (UTC)
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Whoa, gorgeous!!!
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mlerules
User: mlerules
Date: 2011-05-24 17:52 (UTC)
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Gorge-@ss!
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