Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Bora Bora
First stop was the capital of French Polynesia, Papette on the island of Tahiti.
A lush, tropical volcanic island, with few and small beaches. The city is clean and compact typical of most French overseas 'outposts'.
One interesting highlight was the evening open-air restaurants that are set-up in the Car Park on the waterfront .. just felt the old days in Singapore.
MEMORIES – Lynn and SAM ...
... as the sun to set the colors. Of course I bought some!
We also made a potty stop at the lovely Sofitel hotel, and the other couple suggested having a drink out by the pool, to which we quickly agreed. While waiting for the drinks to arrive, we noted that it was now 10 AM. As my father often said, 'the sun is over the yardarm ...
... br> zone. This is a fabulous experience. Approximately a 20 minute dinghy ride
(depending on the size of your outboard) is a small pass between the tip of the
island and a motu. In waist deep water, sting-rays lap up the side of your
body, nibble your toes, slide between bodies, gently slap faces with their
tails and happily take fish from your hands. Its hilarious! Ticklish, bizarre
and thrilling all at once. Meanwhile, sharks ...
... under us! It was an amazing site. After that, we went to a place named “The Aquarium.” We were given a stale piece of bread and told to hold it in our fist. While snorkeling, we were surrounded by all kinds of colorful fish. The butterfly and angelfish would peck at our hands to get the bread. The guides lured out a moray eel with a piece of fish and feed it. We made it back to the boat for a late lunch. We then took a tender back to the village and did ...