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I don't think you can say you fly 'into’ somewhere that is only 25 square miles, more like ‘onto’. We made our decent at night, with the lights on the island’s coastal ring road twinkling like a diamond eternity ring and nothing else for miles and miles.
Walking into the airport terminal we were …
Kia Orana - 'may you live on' - is the standard greeting in The Cook Islands. Let's start with the geography as numerous people have asked - where are they? The Cook Islands handbook reliably informs me that they are located between Tahiti and Samoa, 3000 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands. They are a group of 15 islands scattered over some 2 …
For years I've wanted to visit the iconic Cook islands in the south pacific. A collection of small islands seperated in either direction by 100 miles of south pacific ocean . Each island is the tip of a volcano that rises from the ocean .Rarotonga's beaches are all lagoons. There is a reef that circles the entire island to protect the …
Next stop the Cook Islands – our little piece of paradise! After the fast-pace of LA things slowed down a little. After a 10 hour flight we touched down on the island of Rarotonga – but were greeted by a tropical storm (the local singer in the middle of the luggage carousel made up for it)! Fortunately …
We left New Zeland on thursday morning (sept 3rd) and arrived in Cook Islands on the Wednesday (sept 2nd). Cooks are 22 hours behind New Zeland even though its only a 4 hour flight which is strange. Something to do with some international time line or something like that.
Our itinery in the cooks was to fly into Rarotonga (main island) on Sept …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAremango Guesthouse Avarua
large courtyard room was well worth the money
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