13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eucalyptus Forest

Hawaii. The name alone conjures up tropical breezes, blue waters and surfing on the waves. Sometimes we forget, but there is a lot more to these islands than palm trees and coconuts. The mountains and forest of these islands are stunningly amazing. This, one of many, little groves of Eucalyptus trees is located along the famous road to Hana. Most folks are in such a rush to get all the way out to Hana that they often overlook the journey and sights along the way. If you find yourself out there someday do yourself a huge favor and stop at every little turn out and poke your head around…you will be amazed at what you find. And you will still make it to Hana in time for dinner. Let’s be honest, spam and eggs are awesome any time of the day.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Hawaii, United States of America
Copyright: © Rodney Lough Jr.