Oct 122011

Since this was our third trip to Hawaii this year, initially we hadn’t planned to spend more than a day here.  After all, the idea was to come here so we could catch the Continental Island Hopper flight to Guam.  However, since the flight only goes three days a week, combined with the fact we could only find availability on one day, we decided to relax here a few days and enjoy the birthday sun!

We managed to get up relatively early considering the great dinner the night before, and get in the car and head towards the North Shore.  The main goal was to test out the new underwater casing for the camera so it was ready for Palau in a few days.  Halfway there it started top pour, so we had to pull over and put up the roof on the the convertible for the rest of the drive – no fun!

Got to the North Shore, and stopped at Cholo’s for some Nachos and Margaritas for lunch – can’t really go wrong with that, right?    First stop after lunch was at Turtle Beach, where it was the perfect time to see the green turtles playing in the waves and coming ashore.  This was my third time here this year, and the first time we saw so many turtles.  There were at least two dozen of them!

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