Pension Maupiti Village
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Travel Blogs from Maupiti
... br> zone. This is a fabulous experience. Approximately a 20 minute dinghy ride
(depending on the size of your outboard) is a small pass between the tip of the
island and a motu. In waist deep water, sting-rays lap up the side of your
body, nibble your toes, slide between bodies, gently slap faces with their
tails and happily take fish from your hands. Its hilarious! Ticklish, bizarre
and thrilling all at once. Meanwhile, sharks ...
... door and have a view of Mount Otemanu, the main island mountain. Across the water we can see the MaiKai and Bora Bora Yacht clubs, where I was able to scout out the Manchester United owners mega yacht again. We spent the afternoon floating in the lagoon enjoying the calm water that is about chest deep. Directly below our bungalow is a small coral structure that we get fishy visitors to. We can open the coffee table in our bungalow to feed them and they come swarming! For ...
... returning to live in Australia again! Love it and miss it so much)
But back to Bora Bora, it wasn't that far from Australia so we decided to visit it! 8 hours of flight was worth it
We stayed in the Le Meriden which was incredible and we were greeted with a shell necklace (which I still have!) and some fruity drinks.
One memory I'll never forget is sleeping above the water in our water bungalow! Seeing all ...
... too and even if we used SPF 50+ sunscreen we got burnt. It must have been more than 40 degrees. And even if we were in a lagoon, there were quite strong currents so paddling was more difficult than we expected. Any physical activity is dangerous there and one should really plan the activities properly...like in the morning or in the late afternoon when the temperatures are not so high.
... is a big fat stonefish so that was a great experience too. We get back into the boat and a big rain storm is approaching which we get in the middle of. Raincoats are passed out to keep us warm as we are all wet anyway and Fabian then does a great job of negotiating entry through very shallow waters to the edge of the fringing reef. To do this he has to drive really fast so the engine does not hit the bottom, it reminds me of the jet ...