Hike to Pipiwai is one of the most famous things to do on Road to Hana. While most people go back from Hana, making it impossible to explore the Road to Hana in one day, staying a night in Hana gives you enough time to make the most of your trip. Piwwai trail was our… Continue reading Road to Hana Day 2: Hiking Pipiwai Trail
If you ask me what's the best place in Hawaii, I must say it's the road to Hana!! It is not a single place, but a 64-mile scenic drive with waterfalls, hikes, viewpoints, beaches, and Lava Tubes. People either complete the Road to Hana Loop or return midway as you can't visit all the places… Continue reading Road to Hana: Stops on Day 1
Haleakalā National Park has one of the most dramatic landscapes I have seen. There is a whole story around why it's call House of the sun and you can read that here, But I can assure you that there is no other place like Haleakalā. To me, the most fascinating aspect of Haleakalā was to walk… Continue reading Driving to the House of the Sun: Haleakalā National Park
Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at 6288 feet. It has hiking trails, back-country skiing, glider flying, an annual bike race but most famous of all is its Auto road.
Monasteries are famous for being established at some of the most unusual places. A number of them are in remote parts of the world, some are right in the middle of the city, some are in the mountainous region and even on a volcano (Mount Popa is built on a volcano). Even though monasteries are… Continue reading Montana’s own Buddhist center: Garden of One Thousand Buddhas