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Chain of Craters Road

Lava Field #3

Lava Field #3

8 Photos in This Gallery

Chain of Craters Road starts at 4,000 ft elevation and descends to sea level over 20 miles.  It leads through lava fields and craters all of which are relatively recent by human time, not geological time.  The road has been connected to Puna to provide access to the area for residents only.  Skies were particularly beautiful that afternoon, amazing considering the bad weather earlier.  The last two photos were made back at the hotel in Hilo that evening.  Getting on the elevator with a load of those girls was an experience.

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12 responses

  1. wow, it looks as though you have been busy Ron, Hong Kong and then Hawaii, how fortunate you are!!! an awesome series of photos

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    March 8, 2015 at 11:08 am

    • Thank you Heather. I will probably be home for a while now recovering.

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      March 8, 2015 at 11:09 am

      • lol…traveling can be exhausting…amazing but still exhausting!!!

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        March 8, 2015 at 2:15 pm

        • There are some things I need to do around here.

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          March 8, 2015 at 3:16 pm

  2. I’m enjoying the trip 🙂

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    March 8, 2015 at 11:47 am

  3. Great set, Ron. Must be nice to travel so much! I suppose you had zero idea what those gals were saying in the elevator, not fair! 😉

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    March 8, 2015 at 12:12 pm

  4. Roshan Clicks

    awesome series bro

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    March 9, 2015 at 3:06 am

  5. Thank you for liking “An Unexpected Delay and A Story of Doggy Devotion” and “Sunday Tranquility.” Beautiful landscape shots! I enjoyed looking at the textures of the lava fields and the stretched out clouds in the blue skies. The photos of the koi and the Japanese teens were fun to look at too. 🙂

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    March 17, 2015 at 11:30 pm

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