Postcards from Kaua’i: Dramatic landscapes, growing food scene await

The odds are not in our favour as a thick and fast-moving layer of fog continues to set in as we drive up the windy road to Kaua’i’s Waimea Canyon. As a means of lowering our expectations in case of a big white out, our driver warns us that we may see nothing at all but utters the words, “I hope you get to see something,” as he pulls into the parking lot.

Not instilled with much optimism, while still hoping for the best but being braced for disappointment, we hop out of the van and practically race to the lookout platform. It’s time for the moment of truth.

As the rugged crags and gorge-ous deep valleys of “The Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” appear before us, our small group is nothing short of ecstatic.

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