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Well after landing the day before we set off (due to us crossing over the time barrier) we were collected by our host Ralph Sanford who owned the lodge where we would be staying. Ralph is a legendary world champion long boarder so it was a pleasure to meet him, although we weren't aware just how famous he was on the island at this point!
We settled into our beautiful hostel with an outdoor kitchen, beautiful gardens and beach access. We were ...
... it this way. In UK time we leave Tahiti at 18.10 on Saturday as Tahiti is ten hours behind the UK. We arrive in Auckland six hours later which in UK time is 00.10 in the early hours of Sunday morning. Auckland is 13 hours ahead of the Uk so that is 13.10 on Sunday NZ time.
I think the above is correct as I am still trying to get my head round this myself.
A quick visit back to the cafe to get ...
... every kind of cereal and yoghurt, a huge range of hot food including Bacon and Waffles and Pancakes.....and Japanese Miso Soup...and local food, which includes marinaded raw fish in coconut milk... We probably could get through the whole week on that breakfast. I may have to attempt the local raw fish tomorrow. After breakfast we nearly ended our round the World tour...permanently. A coconut tree shed a whole branch...another ...
... not book any tour, and I just want to
look around, and perhaps rent a bike in order to get around. I read
somewhere that you can circle the island in just three hours. I also
want to check the black pearls that are synonymous with Tahiti. My
mind wandered about various images of the perfect string of pearls.
They come in assorted shades, and I've heard that they are everywhere
in this island.
At the dock, we were greeted ...
... 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 ...