Monday, July 28, 2008

Road to Hana

So the road to Hana is pretty much the most beautiful drive on earth! It is actually ranked in the top 10 best drives in the world! The best way to explain it is to use excerpts from a book we took along for better explanations of the sites...

"There are few words that can describe the cliffs cloaked in green and the lush valleys bursting with waterfalls more beautiful that you've ever seen."

"When it comes to driving to Hana Town, it's the journey, not the destination, that is the main attraction."

"Without any stops, it can take up to three hours to make the 52 mile journey to Hana Town."

"The Hana Highway winds along 52 miles of undeveloped coastline passing over 50 one-lane bridges and over 600 turns- and that's just to Hana Town."

To say the least, Alex and I both have never seen earth in a more beautiful light than we did on our trip to Hana. The MANY waterfalls, majestic pristine pools of water for swimming, mesmorizing waves hitting the gorgeous coastline, or the delicious fruit stands on the side of the road all made us fall in love with Maui. Here are a few pictures we would like to share with you. I will try my best to let you know the names of the waterfalls and stuff. And by the way, EVERYONE should do this if ever you make it to Maui. Definitely a MUST SEE MUST DO!

The first picture at the top is one of the "Twin Falls" It was a half a mile hike up to it. Obviously it's just one of the twins you can see.

The second picture is me standing next to a beautiful waterfall that I can't remember the name of...I probably couldn't spell it anyways!

The next picture is what the one way bridges looked like....All 52 of them! SCARY!

On the next picture you can see how beautiful the ocean is, but also Black Sand Beach in the distance. The sand is literally pitch black! do not do any of these amazing sites justice because they are just too dang gorgeous! We couldn't get enough of it!

Absolutely amazing right? You just gotta see it for yourself! We have over 100 pictures we took so when we come home in 2 weeks you can take a peak at a few more.

Sunday, July 20, 2008


We had to stop and take a picture of the $120,000 Maserati!

All about Alex!

1. What is his name? Alexander James Nelson
2. Who eats more? Alex by far! When I can't finish my plate he'll finish it off plus munch on a bag of chips!
3. Who said I love you first? he did and of course I said it back cuz I'd been wanting to say it for awhile before as well
4. Who is taller? Alex by like 1 1/2 inches. I'm 6' 0" and he's 6' 1 1/2"
5. Who is smarter? I think I am more book smart and street smart and Alex is smarter with hands on stuff like cars and building stuff.
6. Who is more sensitive? Alex is definitely a sensative guy belive it or not especially when it comes to his family. I, however, am sensative to EVERYTHING!
7. Who does the laundry? we both do
8. Who pays the bills? I do ALL of that stuff cuz I'm good with numbers but Alex makes more $$$ than me so he kinda "pays" them.
9. Who sleeps on the right side of the bed? When we moved here to Hawaii I switched to the right but before that it was always Alex on the right
10. Who cooks more? me ALWAYS. When Alex cooks it's McDonalds
11. What meals do you cook together? when we grill hamburgers or steak Alex does that part
12. Who is more stubborn? we both are REALLY stubborn people. I wouldn't say one of us is more stubborn than the other.
13. Who is the first to admit they are wrong? totally me
14. Who has more siblings? me. I have 2 brothers and 2 sisters and he just has a brother
15. Who wears the pants in the relationship? we take turns
16. What do you like to do together? going to the beach, going for scenic drives, we love going to movies at the theater, renting movies and watching them at home, etc.
17. Who eats more sweets? I totally do! Alex sometimes gets mad at me that I eat so many!
18. Guilty pleasures? Alex-basketball...Jayne-sweets
19. How did you meet? a mutual friends introduced us and we were best buds from then on out!
20. Who proposed? it was actually a mutual thing
21. His best physical feature? his lips (lucious) and his calves
22. His greatest quality? his humor. He can come up with some of the funniest things to say that makes me laugh for hours. He always knows how to make me laugh!
23. Tag? everyday it's kind of ridiculous!

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Fourth of July in Hawaii

We just got back from the fabulous show of fireworks over the ocean. There were thousands of people lined up on Front Street to watch. Along with all the tourists there were people singing and playing ukalaeili's, lots of alcohol, and FOOD! Definitely a Fourth of July we will never forget or have again probably...Hope everyone else's holiday was great! We are soooo lucky to live in this free country where we can worhsip how we want, walk down the street whenever we want, and be with our loved ones when and how we want. What a blessing it is....