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Puako 5 August 2021


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Rochelle presented me with my 2021 birthday card – reminiscent of 2017, same day, same island.

 

Inspected the house next door, at auction next month, no reserve, but valued at $8.95 million. We decided not to buy it, although with four anchialine ponds, a lovely Ohana pod, and a short term rental permit, it would be a nice thing to have. 

 


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Nice long walk along the shore with Devan. Saw two turtles contending for the same pull-out, then the little one (who lost) seemed to be curious about us standing in the water watching. A night heron. A whole school of juvenile Convict fish. Another turtle. Some interesting houses.

 

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Devan wondered about these worm casts. Just happened that I saw a picture of the resident on the BBC this morning (with apologies to Ross McLaren: this, below, is a Scotland worm.)

 

 

Wonderful long snorkel out to the edge with Sienna and Damiana. 


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Interesting to note how well our eyes pick out fish, but the GoPro sees little.

 

 

Below, two different kinds of urchins in a crack in the lava rock.


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By way of supporting local cottage industry, Rochelle ordered a birthday cake from a local fancy cake baker. Wow!

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