The Paradise International Hotel
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Svend and Helen left us in Samoa to return to Australia and so we wish farewell to them both and safe travels home and wherever they next venture. Svend joined Steve and me in Jamaica and then Helen joined us later on in Hiva Oa in the Marquises. I’d like to thank them both for their contribution to our Adventure and hope they really enjoyed the experience.
Tina, Clive and Mona will be leaving us as planned ...
... us. Lounette was our guide to the Tongan culture and the inner workings of the little community that was the resort. Lounette has been coming to Tonga to swim with whales for a number of years so she knows all the inner workings of the place.
There were others who made the bonding possible and enhanced the experience. Jen, or "Google-Jen" as we started calling her was an absolute joy to have as the Guide to all things ...
... our luggage arrive safely in Neiafu, Vava’u and there is the lovely Michael, organised by Sheri to pick us up and deliver us to Ano Beach. Larry chugs over towing a second dingy to get us and our stuff to our home. And there she is – calmly waiting for us. Thank the heavens. Saturday 14 – Sunday 22 June 2014 – Ano Beach – Anchorage 11 – Vava’u Its a week later and boat work ...
... that slapped us around for the next 48 solid hours. It was almost impossible to sail and go faster than 3 knots. Then the headsail had enough and shredded itself to pieces. So the motor came on and sometimes we were covering less than 2 knots and hour. Finnley's stomach finally rebelled (repeatedly) after nearly two years of ocean travel. There was no possibility of a cup of tea and ablutions were highly risky. Nevertheless, two days later, at two a.m in ...
... water with a Tongan family that run a backpackers during which we went to a little island to BBQ fish and chicken for lunch and then headed for Swallow’s Cave to snorkel amongst thousands of tiny fish that hide out in the caves bright blue water.
And so with only a week left, it is intended that the majority of this time will be spent lying around reading and relaxing before returning to the reality of life in NZ.