Beautiful Tree Looking Down On A Tropical Valley
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NOTE: THE FINE ART AMERICA WATERMARK DOES NOT APPEAR ON THE FINAL IMAGE.
A beautiful tree growing above a fertile tropical valley below on Maui Hawaii. Fine art photography by Edward M. Fielding
From my book "The Last Resort" fine art photographs of Maui, Hawaii.
Have you ever wanted to stand at the top of a mountain in utter silence and commune with the clouds? That is exactly what you'll be able to do on the Waihee Ridge Trail. The 5-mile round trip trail ascends 1,500 feet through a lush forest of kukui, guava, ohi'a, and ferns. The earlier you start the trail the better chance you have of viewing the Waihee Valley without clouds. When you arrive at the trailhead it may not seem like much of a trail. You have to pass through a cattle-proof gate and up a 200-ft cement road that is far steeper than it looks. None the less the initial incline will have you almost hating this trail before it even begins - but KEEP going, it's about to get really good. At the top of the incline, catch your breath and take a first peak over at Makamaka'ole Falls on your right. At the trail sign you'll veer to your left into a pasture and soon enter the forest.....
January 29th, 2014
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