An amazingly shallow review of travels in Hawaii in the NYT this month.

The NYT March 2017 travel writer's perspective picture:

What we photographed during a similary awesome (to us) hike in 2016. Note the focus on the lava and the scenery, not the tourists themselves:

Yet another travel writer fails to surpass Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii. This new travelogue could be seen as a sad reminder of how we cannot easily escape our issues if we bring the problematic attitudes with us. I can but quote others on this kind of attitude:

I just want people to take a step back, take a deep breath and actually look at something with a different perspective. But most people will never do that.
--Brian McKnight

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it within us or we will find it not."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

The NYT travel review reviewed above can be found


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