Monday, August 9, 2010

Manini'owali/Kua Bay and swimming with the endangered green sea turtle

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This is another installment from our Big Island trip – we spent a morning at Manini'owali/Kua Bay in the Kekaha Kai State Park. I have to say that this is one of the most breathtaking beaches I have ever been on.

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Beautiful white sand, turquoise water, black volcanic rock, and as if that wasn’t enough of a reason to hang out there, we also got to go snorkeling with four green sea turtles who happened to be eating off the rocks near the shoreline.

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We swam right next to them, they were quite relaxed with our presence, and in fact with the waves we bumped into each other several times as well.

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Needless to say we had some rather pleased traveler’s after this visit!

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