Anyone who has ever been cruising realizes that there are certain things that you get from such a vacation that will leave you wet behind the ears on any other getaway. Not to say that all is satisfactory with this genre of traveling. The long lines and tight quarters might make you think of scurrying back to dry land.
A thousand years before the birth of Columbus, the Polynesians routinely made voyages across the entire Pacific Basin that made the European Age of Discovery seem trivial by comparison. They left the tales of these adventures carved in the island's stones -- the enigmatic, beautiful and mysterious petroglyphs of Hawaii Island.