The Grotto

On one of our last days in Hawaii, we discovered a grotto on my parent's property. They own six acres of pastureland (i.e. ridiculously tall grass) and beyond that is a treeline and a dry creek bed.

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Looking up over the grass towards the ocean.

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Looking back at my parent's house and the monkeypod tree.

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Nala in the grass.

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Devin cutting an overgrown barbed wire fence, which is probably there to keep out the wild boar (no joke).

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Climbing over lava rocks in the creek bed.

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There it is. A 12 foot diameter swimming hole. The water disappears underneath the porous rock and travels underground for a while before popping up further down the hill.

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I can't wait to share it with my friends at the wedding!