Travel Blogs from Maupiti
... about 6 weeks now. The challenge is to find an English
computer in French Polynesia..
Papeete is a little like Surfers Paradise – tourist targeting from all levels - street
stalls to high-end pearl shops; all expensive and a lot of noise
In the meantime, domestics to be done…..
17 July - 2 August 2013 - Port of Papeete - Tahiti - Nui . French Polynesia
Actually we don't get away from Port Phaeton as ...
... door and have a view of Mount Otemanu, the main island mountain. Across the water we can see the MaiKai and Bora Bora Yacht clubs, where I was able to scout out the Manchester United owners mega yacht again. We spent the afternoon floating in the lagoon enjoying the calm water that is about chest deep. Directly below our bungalow is a small coral structure that we get fishy visitors to. We can open the coffee table in our bungalow to feed them and they come swarming! For ...
... returning to live in Australia again! Love it and miss it so much)
But back to Bora Bora, it wasn't that far from Australia so we decided to visit it! 8 hours of flight was worth it
We stayed in the Le Meriden which was incredible and we were greeted with a shell necklace (which I still have!) and some fruity drinks.
One memory I'll never forget is sleeping above the water in our water bungalow! Seeing all ...
... absolutely AMAZING!. The wahine (a woman in tahitian) took her machete and opened the coconuts for us. They were young and fresh, the coconut water inside was so refreshing...nothing like the rubbish drinks you can get in a supermarket. While drinking she came to us and asked us whether we liked them so we were like "YES, ABSOLUTELY!" and she gave us a whole bag with 5 more coconuts :-)
We wanted to give ...
... 1300. So I had 4.5 hrs of fun in the water and got to achieve a goal of swimming with manta ray!! Sam spent 3 hrs in the gym and had a snorkel too whilst I was away. We had lunch then Sam had a siesta while I read and enjoyed the bungalow and waters with no wind. After the morning storm the wind went and it has been calm since! A Polynesian buffet for dinner followed by a hula and warrior dance completes a pretty perfect day in Bora ...