Travel Blogs from Maupiti
... haven’t come across anyone like
that I think because I am a tourist, but just knowing that the locals treat
each other in that way makes me look at this place differently.
We also invite a Folkloric group each cruise which are locals that come on and
dance and sing and put on a show for the passengers. It is a great show but we
have to clear out our entire dressing room each time before they arrive because
they are known to steal our things. ...
... learning a lot about myself, different cultures, and the professional workplace. It is really great! And I do love the crew members that I have gotten to know pretty well. And I do want to continue on ships for a little while because there are great things about it, it is just a kind of strange time for me right now after being here a month and experiencing things each day. Moral of the story, is that I think about the ...
... nice and told us where two beaches were. He
said there was a pool in the sea that is roped off so we went to try to find
it. Holy cow it felt like we walked forever. It was a nice walk though with the
beautiful hills and water and a really pretty church. We finally got there to
find that this roped off pool was actually like a swimming lap. It was neat
because I have never seen a lap in an ocean, but it was really deep and there
We were up and attem by 7am this morning, as Paul had an early excursion, and needed brekky first.
The usual schmozzle over tender tickets.
Of course it seemed to be par for the course that this ship couldn't seem to get their acts together for tender tickets in particular.
Anyway Paul and I had pre-arranged to meet on the dock in Bora Bora after his adventure, so I dutifully got my tender ticket and waited to get ...
Sailed from Bora Bora to Maupiti and just as were coming up to the lagoon entrance we spotted whales breaching. Some got off the boat hoping to swim with them. A cat and mouse game happened and then we sailed into the lagoon. Moored and had yummy lunch. 4 of us went onto the island and saw the stone carvings. Then found a really unusual house that had been created with coral and shells and met a very unusual ...