Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the hierarchy in ancient Marquesan culture and the lowest members of the community were called the Kikinoo.
Clambering up into my bunk and pulling the curtain around my meager personal space I consider myself Kikinoo (although I do have the only window in the dorm of 16 bunks!) On the other end of the spectrum from myself and my dorm-mates is Doris, a Parisienne who is immaculate and exuberant; seeming to change outfit hourly. She inhabits the entire top level ...
... the end of the ceremony a Polynesian dressed traditionally began to dance to the drums and then lay prone on a platform. One of the delegates then began to give him a tattoo on his back. We had seen enough by then so we went to have a swim in the pool. Having swum we lay on loungers for a while before going to our room to shower and dress ready for dinner. Dinner was good as was the service. While we had walked to breakfast we had met an Australian woman, ...
Woke again to blue skies, New Zealand really doesn't want to let us go. It would have been nice to enjoy our splendidly well appointed apartment and see a bit of Aukland, but the airport beckoned. We dropped off our our trusty steed at the car rentals, we have been very impressed with the service and friendliness of 'Go Rentals', will certainly use them again.
I didn't think I would feel this sad at ...
... my poncho and was soaked after the first rainfall. Nevertheless it was a beautiful ride, part hilly but with beautiful views on the small bays and massive rock formations with waterfalls ... quite unreal. Made a nice stop at a Snack where I ordered a Coke and got free breadfruit crisps! I kind of underestimated the 92km and the last 15km were saddle pain horror and was glad to reach my hotel again... half dead :-)
The next destination ...
... the American Airlines lounge where we cooled our jets for about five hours before boarding the plane for Austin. Don even took a shower in the lounge. What will they think of next!?
It was a wonderful trip, and we met many interesting people that I'm sure we'll see again on future Oceania cruises. At least I hope we do! Now back to the real world....