Travel Blogs from Papetoai, French Polynesia

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Our visit to Moorea, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Our visit to Moorea

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... Avis car to drive ourselves around the one-road island for $74 after we tendered in from the boat to the northern village of Papetoai. We invited a lady, Pat, from York, England (we were seat mates on the flight from Los Angeles to Papeete), to join us, ...

Day 2 - Moorea InterContinental Resort, Papeotai, French Polynesia travel blog

Day 2 - Moorea InterContinental Resort

A travel blog entry by chrismasick

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After our long journey to the island, we settled in yesterday, enjoyed our private deck with amazing views, turquoise clear water, and some tropical fish circling our feet, we ventured around the resort, laid out in the sun, and met new friends in the ...

Papetoai, snorkeling & watching football, 4 nights, Papetoai/Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Papetoai, snorkeling & watching football, 4 nights

A travel blog entry by mchavez

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Water-bungalow, a once in a lifetime experience, which was well worth it. The resort was great, but we spent most our time snorkeling around & under our bungalow. Got a few new finned friends, although the language barrier was a very big obstacle. ...

Paeau, chilling out, 5+1 nights, Paeau/Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Paeau, chilling out, 5+1 nights

A travel blog entry by mchavez

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Back to the real world (after the Hilton Resort), which meant fighting mosquitos, collecting gekko droppings off the floor and trying to fall asleep to whining bird chicks. There was also the possibility of a tropical storm hitting the island, but ...

Første sejltur og grænseoverskridende sn, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Første sejltur og grænseoverskridende sn

A travel blog entry by thaulow

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Den 21. december var dagen for vores første sejltur. Morgenen blev brugt på at fylde is i coolerboksen, hente kalkun og and til vores julemiddag og så håbe på der var is nok i boksen til at de kunne holde sig i varmen. Lynne og ...

Moorea - ananasøen, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea - ananasøen

A travel blog entry by thaulow

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Om formiddagen tog vi alle afsted til en fabrik hvor de laver juice og alkohol af forskellig slags! Som vi fik lov at få nogle smagsprøver af. MUMS! Der dyrkes mange ananas på øen så en del af deres juice indeholder ananas, det ...

Glædelig jul fra alle ombord på Orbit!, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Glædelig jul fra alle ombord på Orbit!

A travel blog entry by thaulow

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Solen er stået op og med et par julebyger har vi næsten været hensat til dansk julestemning... bortset fra temperaturer omkring 30 grader og en frisk vind der blæser hen over det bounty-blå vand ud for Moorea. Båden er ...

Non je ne regrette rien, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Non je ne regrette rien

A travel blog entry by stivi

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Rochen, Haie, Fischjini und Boogie Board... soundtrack fam Moorea Tag http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShfnX7M5_kM&feature=youtube_g ...

Vive les baleines !, Îles du Vent, French Polynesia travel blog

Vive les baleines !

A travel blog entry by bedryph

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Balade en bateau avec Jérome le voisin du maître PADI de Polo (non ce n'est pas une secte c'est de la plongée!). Le début de l'aventure commence avec le bain de requins à pointe noire, après quelques minutes ...

Et voilà le travail !, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Et voilà le travail !

A travel blog entry by bedryph

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Après 3 jours sous l'eau (ça fait plaisir d'utiliser cette expression en dehors du boulot... elle perd tout son sens d'ailleurs :)), retour un surface et fraichement diplomé s'il vous plait : j'ai décroché mon brevet PADI ...

Puddle Jump Rendezvous, Moorea, Oponuhu, French Polynesia travel blog

Puddle Jump Rendezvous, Moorea

A travel blog entry by ireneandchris

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The start of the "rally" was 0930, but this was delayed because not everyone was quite ready! So it was definitely not a race!!!  No spinnakers so that was a relief for those of us who may have been tempted to do so short-handed in 25kts. So with ...

3 days in Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

3 days in Moorea

A travel blog entry by downunders

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... there as there are no bus stops, no time tables, no bus numbers. So we considered it a big success. Before we went to French Polynesia we arranged a meeting with a tattooist James Samuela from Moorea. We should have met him at noon the same day we got to ...

Baptème de plongée dans le lagon de Moor, Îles du Vent, Polynésie française travel blog

Baptème de plongée dans le lagon de Moor

A travel blog entry by bedryph

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Le moment tant attendu est enfin arrivé : après les entrainements au masque/tuba d'hier on passe aux choses sérieuses ! Après le briefing d'une heure de notre instructeur PADI, voici venu le temps du baptème ! (non pas celui du ...

Premiers pas à Moorea, Îles du Vent, French Polynesia travel blog

Premiers pas à Moorea

A travel blog entry by bedryph

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15h : Après 15mn de vol en provenance de Tahiti et 20mn de bus entre l'aeroport et l'hotel, nous voici arrivés à l'Intercontinental de Moorea. On nous acceuille avec un cocktail à l'ananas bien frais pour nous faire patienter avec les démarches ...

Tauchen mit Haien und Rochen, Windward Islands, Französisch-Polynesien travel blog

Tauchen mit Haien und Rochen

A travel blog entry by tokitz

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Was für unglaublich schöne Tiere. War heute zweimal tauchen. Beim ersten Tauchgang sollten wir Haie sehen. Lemon Sharks und Black Tip Sharks. Am Anfang waren aber nur die normalen Riff Fische zu sehen, als wir schon fast wieder am Boot waren, ...

Our LAX Layover 4:00 - 10:40 PST, Papetoai, French Polynesia travel blog

Our LAX Layover 4:00 - 10:40 PST

A travel blog entry by chrismasick

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First Flight complete. No major issues. Have to say, American Airlines newer planes are really nice. I know everyone swears by United, but I think this plane was nicer... On the 5.5 hour flight, the latest issue of SkyMall magazine was very helpful ...

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