Travel Blogs from Rangiroa
Sunday, May 03, 2015
I'M BACK, and I feel so good that I just had to write and post this blog now even though it will be out of order.
Early this AM we approached this Atoll from the south and circled around to the Northeast side of the atoll in order to enter the lagoon through a very narrow passage between the two small islands. These islands, along with a dozen others encircle what used to be ...
... yacht permanently in Nuku Hiva to fly home due to a family bereavement. We wish Steve and his family well and will miss him onboard. Svend's wife Helen has joined us for the passage to Tahiti and beyond. This will be Helen’s first sailing experience. Welcome Helen!
It was a tricky exit from Nuku Hiva harbour on a moonless night with strong currents doing their best to put us on the rocks. Several hours out and we were chased down by a reasonably strong front ...
- Сейча 89; мы перел 77;тели на групп 91; остро 74;ов Туамо 90;у. Их главн 86;й отлич 80;тельн& #1086;й ...
... really did the dolphins justice :-(
Second stop was a coral garden type of place where many snorkeling boats were anchored. Everyone got in the water. Frank had a life/float ring for me and he stayed by me for a while, until I told him I would hang on to the rope of the zodiac. There were SO MANY fish!!! Unbelievable!! I think it had something to do with the fact that they were hanging some bait under the water there, some big fish head. All ...
... crab, follow sharks or do gymnastics at sun set. But what is not so nice is the mosquito and sand fly bites. We have counted a total of 300 bites among the 4 of us. They do not let me write who’s got the record, 151. Even though we use the mosquito net to sleep and we are practically bathed in 70% deet mosquito repellent we bought in Canada, they are still biting us. The worse part is that you do not notice them until it is too late! ...
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