Calling All Stargazers

For all you star lovers out there, this is for you. If you ever happen to find yourself in Hawaii make sure to make your way up to Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea is a volcano in Hawaii that rests at the bottom of the ocean. The Volcano reaches up to 13,796 feet above sea level. It also extends to 19,700 feet below sea level to meet the base of the ocean floor. Mauna Kea is also a volcano that has been dormant for over four thousand years. Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain on earth at a spanking 32,696 feet.  You may purchase tickets for stargazing groups visiting Mauna Kea as well. Although some of these tickets are on the pricey side you will not regret a single penny. You can even catch some sunset action before you get whipped up in the stars. Make sure to put into consideration the fact that Mauna Kea is a sacred site to local and native Hawaiians. While visiting, you want to respect the island, the volcano itself, and the people around you.  Now the stars come into place. When visiting Mauna Kea you have the chance to truly take in its beauty and even climb up the volcano. When you are there see that you take a moment, or even hours to relish in the beauty of the stars in the sky above.  Mauna Kea is a known astrological site, as well as one of the top places to stargaze in America. Let me tell you, it is extraordinary. You will be blown away by how many stars are in sight when the crazy city lights and noise are not in the way. The feeling is just unbeatable.  In those moments the world seems to disappear, and everything around you fades away. Peace and tranquility envelope you no matter what is going on in your surroundings. You begin to realize that this world is far greater than we could ever possibly imagine. That we are simple, small, and beautiful, just like the stars.