One day in Honolulu we took an excursion to what was supposed to be a rain forest. Not quite. It was a formal garden, the Lyon Arboretum up through the Manoa Valley. I was a little disappointed. I wanted to and expected to see a rain forest. The excursions aren’t always as advertised. But the gardens were nice. There were lots of exotic flowers, shrubbery and trees.

I picked up some seeds from the second one. The guide said it was somewhat rare. We’ll see if I can grow one. I also picked up some nuts from a threatened palm:



On the way back to the boat we stopped at an overlook. The first is Diamond Head looking toward the southeast, and the second is Honolulu looking more to the northwest. In the distance is Pearl Harbor.

Oops. That one didn’t make it. Here’s the replacement:

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2 Responses to Monday

  1. Tom B says:

    I could be wrong, but am pretty sure today is Thursday. Long covid maybe?

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