Sunset Beach Motel
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Early start to be back here in Raiatea. All the gear off the boat and then found nice place to stay. Then final drinks and dinner in town with what is left of the crew. Back to bungalows and had an afternoon nap -was so good to be on a normal big bed. Gorgeous cool breeze blowing all the time like a built in air conditioner. Finally had nice long shower and scrub up. Had yummy salad and sausages for dinner with the last 7 of the crew. Early to bed and had a great ...
... around it. But when I arrived, the weather gods weren't in a good mood. So here I came all the way to the most beautiful island in the world, but when it rains...it's not nice, no matter where you are. I am used to tropical rainshowers and I don't mind them at all, but after three days of non-stop rain I was a little disappointed that I wasn't going to see the sun at all.
It was on the very last day ...
(Angela) Up for a relatively early breakfast, partook of the wonderful and best fruit selection I have ever seen at a hotel. Then it was to the airport for our short flight to an even smaller island. After touching down briefly on the island of Huahine we came in to Bora Bora, looking magnificent with its one mountain surrounded by the bluest of lagoons enclosed by a reef. After each of us being presented with a garland of gardenias the hotel's boat came to pick us ...
... emerald and amber. There were hundreds of tiny colored and
striped fish including a parrot fish.
There was just a little current. I took it all in. As I looked
up, I couldn't imagine the exhilaration of this experience. It's a
completely different universe. Gliding in the calm water, watching
the bright, striped and spotted fish dance around the coral below, is
pure happiness. At the end of the day, there is nothing like
soaking in ...
... hence the name. They lived in holes in the ground and they were everywhere. Mostly quite shy, they only attacked when provoked or if you surprised them and got between them and the nearest safe-hole. We would often sit quietly on our terrace watching them, and listen to the incessant clicking of crab claws like some chorus of crustacean castanets.
Actually I am doing Raiatea quite an injustice as the time ...