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 ...
... of us with The World behind us. Then finished with a beautiful goodbye song as we came into the quay. We must have so looked the part leaving and coming back on our own in a fancy boat being skippered by a hot guy! Hahahahaha.
I had a few thousand (not as much as it sounds) Pacific francs left so we went and bought a couple of pareos and a beautiful timber manta ray. We ended up with the equivalent of 20c in my wallet. Perfect.
It was ...
... emerald and amber. There were hundreds of tiny colored and
striped fish including a parrot fish.
There was just a little current. I took it all in. As I looked
up, I couldn't imagine the exhilaration of this experience. It's a
completely different universe. Gliding in the calm water, watching
the bright, striped and spotted fish dance around the coral below, is
pure happiness. At the end of the day, there is nothing like
soaking in ...