Friday, August 5, 2011

Mahalo, Hawaii

Hawaii is great for many reasons: the weather, pristine beaches and lush vegetation, its diverse landscape and its wonderful people (though there are always the few angry locals with anti-haole sentiments, but let's not get into that). 

What I especially appreciated this time around was its abundance of wild roosters (and chickens for that matter), the fact that 85% of the time I felt like I was in a scene from Jurassic Park and/or LOST, and most of all, I think, having time to just relax and read a lot without any distractions. Yup, I needed to be whisked away to an island paradise just to get some reading in.

Here is some of the beauty I saw: