Travel Blogs from Rangiroa
I'm a little behind sending my blogs because we were having "the super slow internet blues" for the last couple of weeks so I was not able to send it out. So now I'm catching up:)
We traveled back to North Fakarava. The diving has been so amazing. This place is very special. This time our dive guide, Vincent took us to a different part of the channel. We had to descend very quickly to a 100 ft. because of the strong current. We got to the bottom hung on to the rocks and ...
... of time with him and has written a book. It was interesting to here about their stories and messages that they were receiving from home. It was fun to join in on the African culture. I just love it when random things happen. We decide to go to shore on this island, that only has about 20 people living on it, to have a sunset cocktail. We see a group of people hanging on the dock and go over to say hi. They were all on the catamaran moored next to us and were on an expedition. Two ...
... walk on them. Not more than 10 feet above sea level, there aren't mountainous vistas or craggy mountains to wow the eye with panoramic views; no, the viewing is under the water.
Rangiroa, which means "extended sky," is located 200 miles NE of Papeete. It is actually a series of islands around a central lagoon, making it the largest atoll in Polynesia and the second largest in the world. It is about 40 miles long and 125 miles around; ...
Rangiroa was probably the most remote place we've visited so far. The flight was quite scary with turbulence so we were relieved when we landed.
There were only 15 persons on board of the plane for 60 people so the stewardess asked us to move from our seats to balance the plane. It was really hot and the main ...
... largest in the world - seems to be a giant pearl necklace laid upon the water. Here is a world where 240 tiny islets, or motu, each no more than three feet in elevation, lay upon the ocean for more than 110 miles completely encircling an infinitely deep lagoon. Surrounded by ...
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