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... is always chatting up a storm. We walked over there and Natalie
ordered a crepe. There was a couple from Paris with the cutest 18 month baby
girl that Yonni was poking and talking to in French, there were also a few other
people seated at the tables. We stayed for a while and talked, Yonni is just so
entertaining. And we found out that about 1,200 people live here at Riatea..
AKA my the population of my high school.
The owner of the van ...
... decent and filled our hunger. But the view was well worth it.
After lunch we stumbled back to the room where we spent the rest of the day on the patio in and out of naps trying to catch up from yesterday.
After watching "Couples Retreat" - (Jason Bateman, Vince Vaughn movie that was filmed here that plays on a loop on its own channel) we took a night stroll through the grounds.
... again - we started our cruise with dinner there, and ending there as well. My favorite restaurant on the ship! 5-star!
Tomorrow our ship will return to Papeete and our cruise will come to the end. Our flight to Raiatea is at 11:15am and the boat will pick us up at the Raiatea airport and take us to the Vahine resort near Taha'a. It'll be the 2nd leg of our trip and I'm looking forward to the OWB experience!
... We went ashore and visited one of oldest villages on the island .. Papetoai. Met up with Hiro, an American who came here in the 60’s and stayed. He spent a lot of time with Lynn retracing her memories of times in this part of the world.
MEMORIES – Lynn and her sister, Marion, were here many years ago and stayed at the now defunct Club Med.
Last ‘call’ was Bora Bora.
Always hailed as ...
... to Canada. Today....we are high rollers, staying in a overwater bungalow in Bora Bora, one of the worlds most expensive and amazing travel destinations.....tomorrow, we are broke, homeless and unemployed 30year olds living in our parents basement. What a difference 24hrs can make. We are also going from sunshine and 30 degree weather to...sunshine and -30 degree weather....which I guess is sort of the same, if you ignore the little minus sign. But we don't want to think about ...