Travel Blogs from Raiatea
... though Roe pointed to them to show me.
Roe told us he lived around the south tip end of Taha'a. He rowed his outrigger canoe over this morning - it took him about 35 minutes. He would row back tonight after work and it would take him an hour. That was hard work! He was very athletic and participated in the competitions. I just wish I could swim 1/100 as well as he did! Maybe next life :-)
We snorkeled for more than an hour. After we came back, I ...
... 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!
Bora Bora today – or should I say boring boring today. Pretty place - not much happening.
We went for lunch at Bloody Mary's which was OK but tres cher.
Three major hotels, closed down – no tourists – ...
... to the privacy and amenities of the over water
bungalows, everything in Bora-bora equals a #10 on the romance
Seen from the ship's deck, the scenery is just as spectacular above the
surface; as below. It was well worth waking up at 6:30 am. to see
the sunrise, and witness the early morning. I joined other
a great view of Mount Otemanu, the 2,400-ft. peak that towers above
the island. Mount Otemanu ...
... days on Moorea. One day we spent on the shore, doing a spot of snorkelling – top spot was a large sea turtle gliding effortlessly by – and cycling the local vicinity. There was not a lot to see within cycling distance apart from tropical vegetation, more stunning mountain peaks and beautiful Polynesians at their leisure on palm-fringed beaches...How fussy we’ve become.
The second day, however, we were much ...