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Travel Blogs from Nuku Hiva
... before I leave, but another yachtie has told me that the customs on the Island could hold up the paperwork for a month or more as he has found with a part he needed for his engine. So I go without fixing the leak. I will try and fill the tanks as much as possible as it rains. I have been trapping rain water using the towel method to create a dam on the deck so that with the flush mounted caps removed it runs into the tanks.
The next passage will ...
... task, but also this would mean finding new crew for the onward sectors.
To add to this I still did not have the detailed charts that I needed for an approach into Nuku Hiva. After many calls to Kathie in New Zealand we found a solution. Andrew down loaded the Navionics App, worked out the way points and sent me an approach path in latitude and longitude starting from outside of the harbour until reaching the anchoring point. All this I programmed into ...
... excellent. The facility was very professional. We were told only the Marina and Rivera have such a cooking teaching facility. It was a 1.5+ hr class, very professionally conducted. Much better than the cooking class I took once at Sur La Table! The eggplant inoltini alla parmigiana and Penne alls Michelangelo were SO VERY GOOD! I will definitely cook them after I get home! After the cooking class, we were allowed to invite our spouses to come to the classroom to taste the food.
... also some carved stone statues along the ocean front. I guess they're called "tiki". We walked probably for more than a mile and then turned back. It was extremely humid! And quite hot.
We came back to the pier around 3:30. I shopped around some more. I wanted to get a wooden carved oar, for about $100. It was beautiful! But I did not get it because I worried about how to get it home .... I think I regret not getting it, because we probably would not come back to this ...
... these are owned
by someone and so it is etiquette to ask
but so far no one refuses. Now on our way North to Nuku Hiva, the
largest of the Marquesan islands. I can’t believe we are still in this neck of
the woods but it is the furthest place from anywhere else in the world and we need to take in the surroundings. Soon
to be catching up with the kid boats we know and more kid boats to get to know.
Trying our best with the ...