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Travel Blogs from Aitutaki
The previous photos are of the airport prior to the cyclone...it has since been updated a bit as you will see in this entry.
And yes..we were greeted by our hosts and welcomed with eis as is the tradition.
Our property managers are a lovely couple...she is from Aitutaki and he is from New Zealand. Mama Tutapu is related to most ...
... He’s a lovely young fellow.
The house is a little smaller than I had imagined, it’s a little bit of disappointment compared to Paul's cool and spacious villa with pool.. And very hot. We have to sit outside. And no pool. Have we erred in our choice? There is no pool !! Im having a total coconut driven brain meltdown..We. Will. Die. Without. A. Pool. I’m sure of it. Did I mention the house was hot?
We go for a walk down Muri beach where ...
In a state of disgusting island laziness and the fact we’ve still got so much food in the fridge we decide to cancel the island night but can’t get through to them on the phone , it flicks to answering machine.
We see Paul a bit later on and he tells us Pacific Resort have called his number – everything is cancelled due to a death on the island. We go down to the local store to buy some small extras for dinner and the store is closed, ...
Just as I think I might win the battle the line goes slack and I reel in a huge skipjack head. A shark has taken the rest. By the looks of the head it was massive compared to the other two. The record skipjack for CI is only 15kg and by my judgement this could have come close, but we’ll never know. Teenage thrills over its time to head back into port. Not a bad days fishing, but still Jason was not happy we didn’t get a Mahi Mahi or some ...
Kat, Ruth and myself have booked a flight to another Cook Island - this one is smaller and apparently beautiful - as we've been told by everyone. We are off to Aitutaki.
We are also off to find Andy and Gu. They left earlier in the week to spend time on this island, so hopefully we are in the same beach house.
Sure enough we rock up and they are here ... bronzed and relaxed.
So the five of us are back together again ... this time in another paradise island.