Snapshots from Heaven…
We got in on the red-eye yesterday morning… and are still adjusting to our regularly scheduled lives…
Here are a few pix from the other side of the Big Island…
Gold dust day gecko
Bee in Ohi’a Lehua
Heliconia Lobster Claw from the World Botanical Garden in Umauma.
Where the a’a meets the pahoehoe — two distinct types of lava
The Kiluea Iki caldera… a “bathtub” that was once filled with molten lava
Steam vents in the Kiluea Iki caldera
Glow from the active volcano vent at the Jaggar Museum…there is no spewing lava (that’s happening down the road at pu’u-o’o), but there is a constant plume of volcanic gasses which is most clearly seen at night.
The amazing purple Uluhe fern