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TravelPod Member ReviewsTaaroa Lodge Papeete
as title, acceptable price (everything in Tahiti is so expensive!!). the host is very nice and helpful. they have a beach behind, kayaking equipment are free to use. very nice!!!!
the only problem is there are lots of mosquitoes!!! get your repellent and cream to sooth the itchiness
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... me with hours of internet, my secret Santa gift, my pareo (wrap) I bought for myself, a fun night at the club, and late night food truck runs, and not really minding the farewell.
I think this might also be a factor as to why I have been pretty upset lately. Just these past couple days I really have felt like a moody fifteen year old. I haven’t been wanting to talk to anyone, have been spending a lot of time in my cabin and letting ...
... with a decent sized Christmas tree and lights on her window. We all sat on her bed and did our gift exchange while Christmas music was playing. This really did feel like home and I just loved every second of it!
Lainie put together a gift bag for each of us with banana candies and a real banana (Because we call ourselves Team Banana), a magnet with Tahitian women painted on it, and a big hair clip with two white flowers and leaves (perfect for all these ...
... Even some outriggers. Eight oar strokes and switch to the other side, eight more and switch again. An aquatic ballet, a precision tuned machine, a beautiful work of art. A single-man canoe came along our boat and raced us. He actually outdistanced our boat! We ...
... by. Finally there is Mahalo, her soft-skinned head-to-toe tattooed bodyguard who is third generation royal family of Hiva Oa and who wears boiler suits and a first world war helmet.
For me the trip has not been plain sailing, I’ve been in the wars and will go as far as to say that on occasion it was quite an effort avoiding eye contact with the grim reaper. I’ve suffered from sea-sickness, heat exhaustion, a stomach bug (or a dodgy vol-au-vent on ...
... to the tourism office and booked a 4wd tour for the following day then went back to the hotel, had a pretty decent continental breakfast, and late in the morning got a cab the maybe kilometre and a half to the ship. We were checked at the gates then allowed to drive right down the pier to the ship.
Instead of the throngs crowded into arrival halls that get called by groups we were met at the gangway by name and pointed up and through to the ...