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... t stop at the Paul Gauguin museum and botanical gardens as they are being restored so our next stop is the Water Gardens a small botanic gardens, beautifully laid out with streams and waterfalls, and some well labelled trees and plants, some native and others imported. We are now heading back towards Pape'ete and have one more stop at some sacred caves where people used to take their babies to wash them in a sort of blessing ceremony. The one we go to is huge, in ...
... to eat: tuna tartar with rice and pineapple for Amanda and a hamburger bourgoise with potato cakes rather than bread for me. At the airport we rearranged our bags and checked in. At security I was the one whose turn it was to be doubly checked out. The security guy ran his gloved hands over bits of my clothing, my hands and my bag. Then he did a test on the gloves to see if I had handled drugs or explosives, or whatever. A quick drink to use up ...
Good bye and aloha Hawai'i !!
Three weeks at the Hawaiian Islands have come to an end.
A seperate concluding entry will follow.
Here just some photos about the progress of my journey.
It was 6:40 am in the morning and I was about ready to walk quarter (or half) a mile with all my luggage to the public busstop, when I bumped into a German guy (Jan) who was just planning to leave to the airport of Kona with ...
... with lots of stalls selling Island handicrafts.next, we went into their local shopping mall, again a mixture of jewellery shops, sports shops and clothes shops.We then decided we would go out towards the promenade and sea,on our way there we popped into cafe/bar for a much welcome coffee.We carried on and then went into the black pearl museum,which was interesting and told us all about the history and how a pearl is formed and ...
... of Honolulu, with its traffic and congestion. Can we ever really find paradise, or does our mere presence ruin it? You decide.
Now, a little about cruising on the Serenity. Some asked us if we would be bored, what with sailing for 108 days on a little ship. What would you do to keep yourself busy, besides eating that is? Let me tell you, there is plenty to do. From the daily schedule for February 14, 2015:
8 am - Energetic Yoga