#PhillaceIslandHop DAY TWO

T and I made our way back to the Big Island a few weeks ago. We’ve been once before in 2012 (check it out HERE).

Friday morning, we met our lava guide in a parking lot 35 minutes from our hotel. T and I sat under a lychee tree and yes, I ate fallen lychee while we waited.

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Our guide drove us to private property and we started our 3 mile hike through the jungle and knee high mud.

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After 3 hours of hiking, we made it the lava field!

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Our guide brought us hot dogs, hawaiian rolls, and marshmallows to cook over the lava!

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Smoking boots!!

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Trevor said to put on my jacket, but I refused.

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It’s crazy that ferns can grow on a million year old lava rock.

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So many different colors. It was so beautiful.

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Walking around the lava fields for hours, I had a splitting migraine and this was my face knowing we had 3 more hours to hike back to the car.

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I was soo tired and soo sick, I couldn’t eat. But Trevor had a large appetite ;)

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