Hiking

The Timeless Beauty of the Corpse Flower

Timeless Beauty One of the world's largest and rarest flowering structures, the corpse flower is a pungent plant that blooms rarely and only for a short time. While it is in bloom, the flower emits a strong odor similar to rotting meat or, aptly, a decaying corpse. (source) This week, I was so excited to… Continue reading The Timeless Beauty of the Corpse Flower

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Photo Challenge: Unusual

Photo Challenge: Unusual So, we set out yesterday morning to hike the Koko Crater Botanical Garden here on Oahu, HI. (I just posted about our visit if you want to read more about what we saw: Our Hike Through the Koko Crater Botanical Garden. I had just looked up what the photo challenge was for… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Unusual

Hiking

Our Hike Through the Koko Crater Botanical Garden

Trekking Thursday via Daily Prompt: Total I've shared in a previous post my experience of hiking up Koko Head (Koko Crater) which is a hiking trail consisting of only old railway tiles (1,048 of them to be exact). These tiles take you up a very steep and long incline to the top of the former… Continue reading Our Hike Through the Koko Crater Botanical Garden