We took it easy in the morning by walking along a path that lead from Polo Beach at our hotel to Wailea Beach at the Grand Wailea, two resorts up from us. Paul stayed at the Grand Wailea when he was a kid and has always raved about the pools, so we wandered around checking out the grounds a little before hanging out on their beach. We didn't take a single photo the whole morning. After spending some time enjoying the sand and the sun, we headed back to the pools at our hotel for a while before getting cleaned up to head into Lahaina.
Day 4 - The Road to Hana
I was concerned about doing this drive because everything I read about it talked about how winding and wild the road is, and I don't exactly have the strongest stomach in the world when it comes to fighting motion-sickness.
I was so glad we went for it though. The views were spectacular and we stopped a lot along the way to see waterfalls or beaches, and that broke things up for me so that my stomach could settle. Plus, I did the driving, which always helps.
We had seen a photo of these trees in the Peter Lik gallery (a photographer who Paul and I really admire) in Lahaina the previous night, so when we came across a grove of them we pulled over and jumped out to snap a few photos.
Clara was more interested in chewing on the Baby Bjorn than smiling for a photo in front of Ching's Pond.
We stopped at a roadside stand called "Halfway to Hana" to pick up some snacks along the way. The banana bread was really good, but I was wishing it had walnuts in it.