TripAdvisor Reviews Pension Henri Rangiroa
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... back up to Deck 11 in my bathing
suit and sewed some more holes up, watched the sunset, and now I am here in my
room with the lights off while Natalie takes a nap. Deck party tonight which
means my leis and grass skirt are coming out again!
Today I got up early to work, got to go on land unexpectedly, saw dolphins,
spent a lot of time for myself, talked to family and Taylor, was productive,
and was able to rest by not dancing at all. It was a good ...
... now to another group of islands - Tuamotu islands. They differ from others by their form - they look like rings that are sparse in the ocean. Inside such a ring there is a lagoon, and between the lagoon and the ocean there is a narrow strip of land with small villages and resorts (such islands are called atolls).
We enjoy snorkeling here: yesterday saw a shark - it is not dangerous but still frightening.
- We have just returned from a tour to the Blue Lagoon. It ...
Today we anchored at Ragiroa, another atoll in the Tuomotu group of islands. We got up at 6, just about the time our ship sailed through the Tiputa pass into the big lagoon. This is one of the largest lagoons in the world.
We met the Warrens around 8:15 and got on shore around 8:30. Ira had made the arrangement with Rangiroa Paradive for the snorkeling tour and we went with them. Originally the snorkeling tour included drift snorkeling through the ...
... surprise. The twins go with their dad and two of the other guys, Steve and Justin, out fishing. The prize..... Four yellowfin tunas!!! There was so much tuna they had to give two away to the residents on the island. This tuna was the best I've ever had! Patrick prepared it perfectly and so many different ways. We were in tuna heaven!!
We traveled 10 hours back to Papeete and docked in the beautiful marina. Our last night on the boat everyone went out to dinner and had ...
... We move onto the south end of Fakarava. These dives consisted of drifting though a channel between two islands. Wow was this a crazy dive! We start going through and half way we settle down, hang onto some rocks and then the show starts. Schools of sharks make their way through this channel and with the strong current they are able to rest. So there are hundreds of them (mostly white tip and grey tips) It was quite a site!! The kids went with us and were thrilled!! After a ...