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... the balcony and took a few pictures. I turned on the TV (an old small TV) but all stations were in French. Oh well. We will meet the Warrens at noon and head to the ship.
Oh, when we looked out from our hotel room, we saw the various piers aside from where our big ship docked. There was the dock where we boarded the sail boat to go to Marlon Brando’s island, Tetiaroa, the first time we came here! It was a charter boat by a French couple. And ...
... The view from our room was, interesting. Check out the picture and you’ll see what I mean. It wasn’t the view that was the main problem, it was the room. It was actually pretty nice, pretty big, airy, aircon was cold. But it wasn’t the room that I booked. Back to reception and I asked is that a standard room or a deluxe. "Standard" replies the disinterested guy on reception.
“But I booked a deluxe” says I.
... the world’s biggest ocean, we had another weekend in Brisbane, enjoying once again the wonderful hospitality of old school friend Paul and his wife Tania. Thankfully the children had re-uncled us following our de-uncling when I tried to make them pay for our dinner at Maddo’s Turkish Restaurant during our last visit.
So all was good, and despite it being mid-winter we were greeted with excellent weather when Paul met us at ...
... several people were swimming and sitting on the grass. Another stunning view across the bay and out to the lagoon.
In the next bay, named after Cook,we passed many other buildings and resorts including the Hilton and a campus of the University of Berkely. This bay is also stunning. The sacred mountain, Mount Mauaroa, towers over the island with its curious round hole just near the summit. It rained again but the shower was brief and soon ...
... out for a few hours until my watch was over. I did have to wake the skipper
though and he helped me bring the sails in before they suffered any damage in
the strong winds. That was a first for me, I’d never really been caught in a
proper storm before so it was bound to happen eventually. I did a very good job
of reinforcing the fact that this is no walk in the park and that it’s not fun
and games all the time. It can get ...