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Our adventure is coming to an end. We had 5 days in Rarotonga, then it's off to Canada and HOME!!!
Rarotonga is an island, 32km in diameter (no marathons here Jod!) and has 2 roads, inner and outer, and a beautiful lagoon all the way around.
Although we arrived in a little bit of rain, the locals were especially happy -hadn't rained in …
... at all times, and keeping our valuables locked away too. Still, it makes you wonder how safe it really is. I don't remember feeling this guarded last time we were here 7 years ago.
After a makeshift breakfast of yogurt, muesli, fried eggs and hunks of cheese, we put on our backpacks and headed out to see what we could see. We drove several miles east on the island's main ring road (called Ara Tapu), passing the Sea Change Villas where we spent our 10th ...
... I got chatting to an Aussie lady who told me they were holding a dancing show at her hotel that night, which technically you're supposed to pay for as its a dinner and show thing, but we snuck in to the bar and just ordered a few drinks and watched the show as it was going on anyway. It was a really fun show, lots of drums and traditional songs and some pretty awsome dancing on display, those girls sure know how to shake those hips! Its an interesting place, Rarotonga, I ...
Our last day in Raro! We woke up nice and early to say goodbye to the rest of Jodi's family as they were flying out on the 8.15am flight. Then we went back to bed. We eventually got up and had coffee with Rachel, Anna and Josh. I then scootered over to Jocelyn and Chris's place to check if they could come pick our gear up when we checked out. When I got back we packed our gear and then me and Rachel went and dropped the scooters off. We ...
I woke up this morning feeling much better than I probably should have. The weather was much nicer today and the water looked very inviting. So the first thing we did was to go down to the beach for a swim. Best way to start a day! We had a coffee with Russell and Pam up in their villa and then got ready for everyone to start arriving for brunch. It kicked off at 11am. Josh's family were in charge of the BBQ which was nice because it meant we could all relax and mingle. The ...
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Great spot, with a beautiful beach. Breakfast included and a pool, couldn't ask for much more!
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