Matavai Hotel Resort & Sports Centre
Travel Blogs from Papeete
... and now being down to 23kg for all our remaining flights. We made 2 stops at the Salvation Army before we left NZ and this then still meant I had to carry a jumper and my coat. So getting to Tahiti with these in two wasn't making the humidity easier. The flight was interesting, the turbulence during the first hour made both of us cling to our seats for dear life, I said a few words to grandad to get me there safely and clung on to Matty's hand tighter than ever before. My heart sank ...
... where we ate!!!
After a visit to the “Cathedrale deL’Lmmaculee Conception, Barbara and I parted ways at Papeete’s Municipal Market (which was closed except for the sidewalk flower vendors) and I made my way back to the ship. Barbara got in some more shopping.
Since the ship was not scheduled to depart until the early hours of the next morning, after dinner we decided to go to a nearby park and investigate the famous and ...
Friday, May 01, 2015
Arrived this am early, before sunrise, Honolulu time, and I have been so under the weather that I have not felt up to writing anything. Barbara however, has been fine; hopefully I can bring this blog up to date on the sea days between our last port of Nuku Hiva French Polynesia and San Diego.
Our weather and sea conditions have been terrific.
... table clothes and full table service and three course meals ordered from a menu. The bar and table service is impeccable, with nothing too much trouble for the waiters. The meals are of excellent quality and change every night.
After dinner tonight, we went back to the room for a short time, and Theo had a ‘nanna nap’ while I downloaded some photos. I woke him at 10pm and we went down to the Centrum where there was a ...
... At PK 35 we stopped at another small spring that runs into the sea. Boys were surfing while we sat at a table and eat lunch in the shade of a tree, watched by a hopeful dog who has swum across to beg. Amanda and I shared a plastic container of salad and raw tuna, with a baguette and a bun made of bread with meat in the middle, in this case Cochin, which is baked without browning the bread. It's like a big white donut with meat. Ok. Next some gardens, started about a century ...
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