Travel Blogs from Uturoa
... said 10 metres he took it from me and down he went again and filmed the sharks up close for us as well. Brilliant!!
Back inside the reef and around the lagoon again for lunch on a tiny motu off Tevairoa. Just like Motu Tapu, this motu was kept in immaculate condition. The pine needles and coral were raked away leaving nothing but smooth white sand. There were luxurious toilets and little raised huts with bbq kitchens attached. There was already someone ...
... br> our ray feeding excursions.
More black tipped sharks here today,” pointed Ken. They were not
threatening, even if they came very close. They looked so
majestic, in their natural environment and it was addictive to watch.
After our sting ray and shark encounter, Ken showed us all those over the
water Hotel bungalows starting from Palazzo, St. Regis, Four Season's
and including the Bora-Bora Nui (the first ...
Our first full day on the ship kept us busy. Our first port was Hauhine, (Who-a-hee-nay) is about 8o miles NW of Tahiti and is part of the Society Islands. It has two mountain ranges (Hauhine Nui (Big) and Hauhine Iti (small.))There is a population of about 6000 here. It was a former whaling port for ships who were going by in May and June.
Through the cruise critic group, we had joined a private excursion to snorkel and see the island. Keith and I inadvertently kept ...
... Bora it started to rain. It was like a sign from above :-) it was time to leave and it was the first time we boarded the plane barefoot and wet. There were only 10 or 15 people on board the aircraft so the stewardess asked us to move to balance the plane :-D This flight was one of the scariest flights in our life but we landed safely in an hour or so in Rangiroa, one of the biggest attols in French Polynesia.
... punch and drink called Mai Tai which is translated as "I'm feeling good". Seriously...who wouldn't feel good in this paradise :-)
During the dinner I started to scratch everywhere even though there were no mozzies. I knew something was wrong but I was trying to not to think about it and enjoy the stay. I took a shower to wash away the salty water and sand hoping this might help...and went to bed. ...