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Travel Blogs from Raiatea
... Boat and toured the lagoon on our way to the St. Regis. Registration was taken care of on board the boat during transit. Nice touch.
As we were pulling into our dock there was a staff of a half dozen or so waiting to take care of our every need. As leaned over to Ruthie and started singing "Be our Guest".
The first guy helped us off the boat with a "Welcome to Paradise". The next guy offered ...
... water and green lush mountains, there really was nothing much else. We stopped at a couple of places to take some photos, visit a pearl shop which was the outlet of a pearl farm. That's about it. We came back to the pier. Bob drove to return the car (and the guy drove him back to the pier). I came back to the ship. Then we had a late lunch on ship. and I continued to pack afterwards. I also did a load of laundry so we ...
... There are many and various types of shell washed up along the beach, some are so white they look as if they are carved from alabaster. Coral pieces in different shapes and sizes and the water is so clear and warm. The whitest sand I have ever seen. I watched a lovely red and white striped hermit crab wandering along the tide line. There is some variety of pure white tern flying around, and just to make us feel at home, probably the most lucky cockerel in the ...
... think $800US a night for a room might be the reason. When the economy is down the way to ensure tourists will come is to triple and quadruple the price of everything – that makes us all want to come back. This is what we think of Bora Bora
12 July – 16 July 2013 / Tahiti-iti /Society Islands - French Polynesia
48 hours later in the early morning we are rounding the southern end of Tahiti after a
smooth sail across from the Tuomotu. The mist is rising off the back of the
mile-long breaks running the edge of the coastline. Huge lush mountains point
through the clouds and all looks magical. No wonder the sailors of old jumped
ship here. We shift direction and head ...
Other places to stay in Raiatea
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