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... com who sold pearls on the side. It was interesting to go into his residence which was very nicely done! He could just jump into the ocean from his pontoon (deck) any time! He was born and bred in Tahiti and came to Taha'a 20 some years ago. His wife was a school teacher and they had 4 kids. We later met his wife who must be a beautiful woman when young (still pretty now).
We came back to the car rental place around 4:30. They called our resort and ...
... clear water where you can see manta rays flying under your canoe, look at the bottom of the sea to see urchins and fishes of eletric pinks and greens and blues and yellows...
Our only regrets was not to have bought an underwater camera.
We stayed in a gite run by a French guy who has been living in the area for 40 years. Super helpful, driving you arund and lending your canoes to cross the lagoon, so that you end up on a little motu ...
... competed in the traditional Polynesian pursuits of beach volleyball, petanque and football, as well as the slightly more exciting outrigger canoe races, and Polynesian singing and dancing.
This all took place along the sandy shore less than 500 yards from our bungalow where makeshift food-stalls lined the road and most of the island seemed to congregate at some point or another to see or hear their favourite pursuits and ...
Bora Bora round 2 baby!
We stayed here in '11 for our honeymoon and vowed to come back every two years. Here we are!
I love this place! It's one of the few travel spots we will always return to.
-Drink at sunset at the Sunset Bar! Say hello to Patricia the manager for me.
-Romantic dinner in the room! It's fantastic and when the champagne kicks in, the ...
... toward the ship. We found a bench, under a palm tree in the center of town. That is where mom found her cat. Since she found her in Bora Bora she named her Bertha. Go figure. Anyways, we caught her trying to stuff the kitty in the backpack. She wanted that grey stripped one. So we sat on the bench and I walked back to the market to snag us a baguette. It was 53 francs or about ...
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