Keikahanui Nuku Hiva Pearl Lodge
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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Tuesday, May 05, 2015
It was a day's sailing from our last port of Avatour, Rangiora, so we had a day to catch our breaths before our walking tour of Taiohae. One of the destinations that Barbara insisted we head for first was the Cathedrale de Notre -Dame des Marquises. Expecting to see a traditional spire rise from the trees and homes along the waterfront, we scanned the shoreline to no avail. We knew generally on Barbara’s map where it was but we ...
... after hour passes and they keep getting larger and higher that your perspective shifts. Soaring peaks of 1200 meters or more that disappear into the clouds, sheer cliff faces with waterfalls that drop vertically into the sea punctuated by the occasional valley that has been cut out of the softer rock by the cascading streams fill your vision and the exclamations of wonder and awe from your fellow travellers repeatedly intrude into your ...
The laws of physics say that the faster that you travel the slower time passes. I would seriously beg to differ. Time goes slowest when you're trying to travel 3000 miles at 5 or 6 mph.
Matt and I departed from the Galapagos back on June 7th bound for the Marquesa islands. The first day of travel was easy with a good breeze behind us. Several pods of dolphins came to check us out, and even a bunch of pilot whales came alongside the boat to see us out into the ocean. ...
... But I do need to buy some more bread and potatoes and some of the very tasty tomatoes that they have here.
The routine here on the Island never seems to change with boats leaving and arriving the crews all ending up in Kevin the agents Yachting Services lounge to use the free internet, talking of trips they have done and of things that broke on their boats. All seem to me to be around my age, with the odd exception of a family with little ...
... UTC a total of 29 days at sea. The trip had been quite a test on us all, in some form or another. I had agonized over deciding on direct to Tahiti then changing my mind again. Crew member Kim, had become progressively more and more difficult to deal with, and I felt that to keep the peace I was compromising safety and routine and that impacted on my own sleep cycle. On top of that the sea wave pattern combined with the wind, made it impossible to use the water maker, ...