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Travel Blogs from Nuku Hiva
14 May – 30 May 2013 – Still in Marqueseas – French Polynesia – South Pacific Ocean
OK Just when we think we are leaving, we are invited to Tahuata, a small island located just south of Hiva Oa to a gathering of Moi (pronounced Moee) and Joseph's
family and friends. This is Moi's traditional family land and Iva Iva Bay is
one of the most beautiful bays we have seen so far. Abundant food is shared and
served, music ...
April 29, 2013
Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands
This is the second largest island in French Polynesia after Tahiti. It is a large sparsely populated island that offers windswept cliffs, lush greenery, river valleys and deep bays. Today was a fine example of unspoiled natural Polynesian beauty. There is never a difficult way to have a great day in paradise.
The weather was hot, humid and muggy. The trade ...
Today we docked in the small Island, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. Nuka Niva is the main Island of the Marquesas. Rising vertically from the ocean floor with the mountain range Mt Teka 4,015 feet. The Taipivai Valley was made famous by the American writer, Herman Melville. Tomorrow we are at sea in route to Rangiroa, French Polynesia for some amazing scuba diving. We are having beautiful weather. Jim and ...
... of the archipelago, or from Mount Muake, take-off site for paragliders, the scenery of basalt peaks and deep canyons is breathtaking.
Nuku Hiva, where we spent most of our time in the Marquesas, is located in the center of a crater, half sunk in the ocean. The main village is close to the deserted black sand beaches.
Even though Nuku Hiva has no lagoon, underwater caves sheltering an incredible variety of underwater fauna and flora exist.
... boats cleaned their catches.
Awaroa arrived the day after us, they too had had a good crossing and it was fun having the two boats anchored up together again. Our checking in process was simple and easy as we had opted to use an agent. By doing this we became exempt from paying the "bond" that the government require from cruising yachties. This essentially is the price of a ticket to your home port and is used if you become ill and need to fly home. ...