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... to pick me up...so I called Gerard and he was there within 15 minutes...seems he had been waiting for one hour... I booked the bungalow on stilts which had airco and a small kitchen with superb view on the lagoon. For EUR95 a night a bargain for Bora Bora. Gerard washed my clothes for free and booked me on the lagoon tour for the next day as weather would be okat. At 08.00 two local guys picked me up at the boat petrol station and we went ...
... of all, there were gorgeous floral arrangement that were surprisingly
reasonable, from US$10.00 that one can buy and bring back to the
Indeed, I didn't get my Tahitian black pearls, but being able to talk to the
friendly locals and taking their photographs more than made up for
it. Also, somehow, someway, that gave me the reason to come back!
After a mind boggling flight of 5hrs with a 25hr time change, we arrived in Tahiti. I've tried to understand the international date line thing...but I don't get it. How is it that we arrived a day and 1 hr before we left. I couldn't sleep that night...not only because I was confused....but because my brain knew it had already slept on Dec. 14th 2013, therefore I didn't need to again. We've always wanted to come to French Polynesia but its in the middle if nowhere and ...
Getting to Peru from Australia is a very long journey which presents many challenges for a claustrophobe - that annoyingly large expanse of water, aka The Pacific Ocean is the biggest of all. In fact the shortest direct flight from Australia to South America, Sydney – Santiago de Chile, is just under 13 hours and even from Auckland it is almost 11 and a half.
Which is why we decided to do it in a series of short-ish hops, taking in Auckland, ...
... out for a few hours until my watch was over. I did have to wake the skipper
though and he helped me bring the sails in before they suffered any damage in
the strong winds. That was a first for me, I’d never really been caught in a
proper storm before so it was bound to happen eventually. I did a very good job
of reinforcing the fact that this is no walk in the park and that it’s not fun
and games all the time. It can get ...