I had taken my roommates dog on part of this hike, until I realized it was over his head. Beyond steep ridge sections lay what two able bodied men who had turned back mentioned as ‘hog trails.’ I had a pack full of all I needed for a day long trek, and found that the ‘hog trails’ disappeared into overgrown, and unidentifiable paths. It was up to my preexisting knowledge of these ridges to find a way through back to the trails. The Nu’uanu Pali area is some of the more lush and gorgeous forests I’ve seen on the island, and it was cool to bushwhack through some of it.
Check out this new 3d photo deal, took it half way up this unnamed spur ridge.
I didn’t know what to make of this remnant of civilization. Looked like an old concrete slab with a rusted post at the top. I wonder how long it’s been hidden under the brush? This is after walking through the bush for about ten minutes to a point where the view opened slightly to Honolulu.
Without a doubt the largest woodfan mushroom I’ve ever seen, wonder how huge they do get.
Some people were busy beautifying these trails, lovely planks eased the path through densely rooted sections.
Nice map I had passed along the way identifying a lot of the trail systems in these hills. I was on my way to the antennae atop the Manoa ridge.
And then I made it to the tower, a two or three hours into the hike.
Just as I was contemplating jumping over the barbed wire to climb the tower. Time to head back after the day’s summit victory.
Barely visible in the middle of the photograph is the tower I just came from.
The valley in between Pali and Manoa, looks like a good new place to explore.
I made it back to the Judd trail, and back to the scooter for a lovely cruise home.
Mitsy was nostalgic as we walked through her home turf. Beautiful trees and colors in the parks that stretched through Nutley, New Jersey.
Mitsy taking me on a tour through the city, good food, good vibes, cool things to do and see. A new experience for me, and checking off a city from the list of places I’ve always wanted to go. Started fresh with a visit to the American Museum of Natural History, scoped out some cool things including these sexy meteorites.
Mitsy reflecting through a big crystal.
Grubbin on some delicious street foods.
Life’s a walk in the park, today it’s central park.
Fell asleep in the grass for a while.
Another life goal checked off, the Seinfeld diner. A pilgrimage for any true Seinfeld fan.
Sunset over Riverside park.
“Sorry babe, to make you come here, this place is a cluster f*$#$,” Times Square.
Super Mario World as a nightcap.
Delicious steamed Uhu caught this morning. Finding your own food is so cool.