Maui Part 4 – The Road to Hana

The road to Hana, otherwise known as the Hana Highway, is a 64.4 mile stretch of road connecting Kahalui with the small town of Hana. It is a day-trip – the winding road traverses some of Maui’s most gorgeous tropical landscapes, 59 bridges, and consists of approximately 620 curves. It is a difficult drive, hence many prefer to make the trip with a tour bus – however note that not all companies do the entire circuit around the island, some…

Maui Part 2 – Swimming with the Sea Turtles

The water is warm and gentle waves crash to shore, nothing like the monster waves I’m used to in Sydney, or at say Waimea beach. The water is a clear light blue, and in the depths you can just make out the shape of something swimming towards you. It is illegal to touch the sea turtles in Hawaii as they are protected, but they will swim right up to you. We were there mid-morning, right after a late breakfast and…