Travel Blogs from Teahupoo
... end resort on this island, Le Taha'a, which was built on a moth, with many OWBs. Quite pricy. Worth checking it out if we ever come back to here again. Vahine is good, but too quiet and does not have good snorkeling right off the OWBs. However the food at Vahine is unbeatable!
We stopped at a few places during the drive - a local market that sold some local jewelries made of shells; a couple of pearl farms; and the home of a guy, Tamahere, who ...
... delicious salad, plus some french fries which were very good. By the time we came back to our bungalow, it was past 3. We took a nap. Then went into the water again to look at the fish. Bob took the outrigger canoe and rowed out quite a bit. Very nice. It was pretty amazing how fast that canoe could go.
Before dinner, we went to the Warrens bungalow and watched the video Fran brought with them, the video they took of our last ...
... to the buoy ring and he would drag me. And he did, both me and Bob. Roe was such a strong swimmer - he dragged us up the current and to some absolutely gorgeous coral spots! It was the first time I saw the anemone!! It was so absolutely beautiful!! With the "nemo" fish swimming in and out of it. Just unbelievable!! Roe took my camera and took video for me. And we saw 2 big sting rays - they were "sleeping" at the sandy bottom, covered by sand. I did not see them ...
... whale. No-one’s ever gunna see me again so who cares J
Then it was time to head back. We dropped our French friends back at the St Regis and went around the lagoon again. We raced past the InterContinental’s private island (Sofitel’s maybe?) and back into the bay where the ship was anchored. All the while Shaq was singing and playing away and steering the boat with his feet, or elbow.
He came right up to the ship and took ...
... Ken navigated its
crystal waters, we sat enjoying our cold Hinano beer and a
background music from the stereo. Once in a while, we would shriek
with excitement every time we see the affectionate sting rays and
Ken also took us to the southeast of the island to the Coral Garden
area. It is a natural underwater park where all types of fish and
coral can be found. He showed us the coral garden, like a proud parent, ...