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... com who sold pearls on the side. It was interesting to go into his residence which was very nicely done! He could just jump into the ocean from his pontoon (deck) any time! He was born and bred in Tahiti and came to Taha'a 20 some years ago. His wife was a school teacher and they had 4 kids. We later met his wife who must be a beautiful woman when young (still pretty now).
We came back to the car rental place around 4:30. They called our resort and ...
... gate. Our carry-on were a little more than the allowed 6.5 pounds. But they did not make an issue. Unfortunately I could not put my cameras, laptop and iPad in the checkin bags - if they could guarantee that they would not be stolen, I would have checked everything in!
Our plane took off around 11:15am, on time. It was the flight to Bora Bora via Raiatea. There were quite a lot of people going to Bora Bora, including a few Japanese tour groups. The plane ride was about 40 ...
... to our first snorkelling stop.
The water was a bit murky and the coral not much chop but there was a few fish and it was good to get into the water.
One of the ladies on the boat eventually started talking to us and asked where we were from. When we said Australia it caused great mirth amongst everyone, as they thought we were Americans. I'm guessing the French aren't huge fans. Suddenly everyone was all smiles. It was quite odd. The ...
Our home for the next week was a large, white-washed detached bungalow with a full kitchen, a shady terrace and nothing between us and the lagoon but a sandy garden filled with swaying palms. Unimaginably beautiful as the setting was, we quickly discovered that there are quite a few potentially lethal dangers in paradise.
Within hours of our arrival our elderly neighbour warned us not to walk beneath the palms should ...
... Tahaa has many beautiful motu with pure white sand and lots of coconut palms...the perfect way to spend a weekend.
We've been here for just over a month (as getting spares from overseas is never a quick process here in the South Pacific), and we would venture off to a different location each weekend, exploring the beautiful beaches and motu of Tahaa.
We did also take the time to hire a car in Raiatea and spent a day driving ...