Close, but it was the 25th Floor
Room 2500 of the Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Rainbow Tower in Waikiki was my home base during my O’ahu vacation last week.
Still, GPC’s answer to yesterday’s clue is close enough to make him the winner of the “Where am I?” game and all appropriate bragging rights.
The picture in yesterday’s hint was taken from the room’s harbor-side lanai. Here’s the view from the ocean-side balcony:
The picture in Saturday’s clue was shot at Kokololio Beach Park in Windward O’ahu–the most undisturbed beach I’ve ever seen, where trees take the place of hotels and picnic tables quietly sit instead of snack shacks:
The building in Friday’s post is part of the Mission Houses Museum in Honolulu, which shows what life was like for Christian missionaries, who first arrived in Hawai’i in 1820. Despite sometimes heart-breaking Providences,
they shared the gospel, provided written language, and established printing in Hawai’i.
For two decades, I worked at political jobs. Then my parents got sick, and I went home to help care for them, and they died, fourteen weeks apart, in their late 60s. And I decided that life is too dear, and too uncertain, to fritter away in political offices. I fought back the sorrow with travel, and started this blog. I believe that passions are more fun when you share them with others, and my hope is to share my passions for travel and culture with you. Welcome! Read more …