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Travel Blogs from Rangiroa
Paradise on a remote island. Snorkeling, outrigger canoeing, death march on the motu, enjoying life.
... walk on them. Not more than 10 feet above sea level, there aren't mountainous vistas or craggy mountains to wow the eye with panoramic views; no, the viewing is under the water.
Rangiroa, which means "extended sky," is located 200 miles NE of Papeete. It is actually a series of islands around a central lagoon, making it the largest atoll in Polynesia and the second largest in the world. It is about 40 miles long and 125 miles around; ...
... Rangiroa was empty even though there was a surf competition for teenagers.
Ufortunately we didn't have much time to see all the beautiful places on Rangiroa and its huge lagoon. Nevertheless, our host Frederique told us about her friend's sister who owned a boat. She took us to a Green Lagoon.
... also a local to the island. The lady stretched off had not been able to breath due to this cold but due to cardiac problems. We have also had one die today of pneumonia. Healthily place to be. My cold has been terrible today, cough cough etc. nothing works. I give it tan other seven days if its not gone by then there is a secondary infection. Today, Friday we turned the air con off and just had the fresh air in, much more peaceful. Have been trying to learn to knit ...
... bodies of water, Moana-tea (Peaceful Ocean) and Moana-uri (Wild Ocean), the main villages of Avatoru and Tiputa offer the visitor with a unique look at the South Pacific. Eastern Polynesians have occupied the atoll since the 10th century AD.
We sail for Moorea tonight ...