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... 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; ...
... br> We were there all alone. It was just us, many crabs and the stunning lagoon where we spotted a sting ray. Something absolutely incredible. After 3 hours the boat took us back to the mainland, we packed our bags and had to head to the airport. It was hard to leave this paradise but every fairytale has an ending....
... two main islands to anchor and the current between outside and inside was fast. The Atoll gets cruise ships from December to March with eight if February and seven in January. There is a short tourist session mostly Japanese, they get everywhere, and honeymooners. There are just two hotels, one is 60 bungalows with own pools and the other further up the Atoll. The hotel costs $900 a night but it has air conditioning. There is also a guest house $180 a night, mainly used by scuba ...
... 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 ...
... beautiful pearls for the family memebers. That evening we were accompanied by Lelou and an Italian couple Barbara and Mauricio to see the local dance show in the hotel. It was beautiful!
The next day, Jorgen went for two dives with Top Dive. It is a professional dive center with good equipment but we would not recommend this center. Most of their clients are from the expensive hotels and they do not really care about the “drop-inns”. But however, as ...
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