The Paradise International Hotel
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- Tennis Court
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... now on the other side of the harbor. While Karen wants to stand in line so we don't get left behind, I persuade her to join me at a patio bar for an ice cold beer. Note that the line has to pass by us while we sit sharing our bottle of local brew. We sit on our stools and chat with the passengers as they file by. We find out later that the crew moved the operation from the main dock because low tide had created a 3' differential between the dock and the tender entry point, ...
... of touch with the rest of the world.
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 ...
... even boarded the plane yet and nobody bothered to ***##!** tell us!! We didn’t get a chance to drink water, buy duty free ,look younger or find out in time about the “only way to see a movie or listen to music while in the air these days is to activate your own devices whilst on the ###***!!! ground ( I am sure we flew only 8 months ago!) We arrive in Nuku’lofa at 2.30 am There is not the promised shuttle. ...
... 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 ...
... with us.
Just around noon, our boat driver gets another call. Someone has spotted a couple of mola-molas! We arrive at the site to see a couple of fins seemingly swaying in the water. Jumping in, we swam after the mola-molas for about five minutes. Although the mola-molas seem to be moving quite slowly and gracefully in the water, swimming after them gave us quite a workout!
Next, our guide takes us to Mariner’s Cave, an ...