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... over. After snorkelling, we got back on the boat and went over to a little mini island for a BBQ lunch. While we were waiting for it to be ready, we went exploring and found some sea cucumbers. Lunch was yellow-fin tuna, sausages, onions, papaya salad, orange drink (like the kind you get from McDonalds) and fresh fruit... Another meal that didn't disappoint. Amanda even tried a small piece of fish, and although it didn't taste overly fishy, it felt fishy. After lunch, we ...
... hand. They dont sing but shout their songs in Maori without any instruments. After service the guests have to eat local food made from the mamas, no chance to escape. Once a month is holy communion. Everybody wears a white dress. Instead of wine coconut milk is served. At 4 a.m. begins the roosteralarm. The roosters do their job very well, its a concert every morning. Sometimes a cow joins it. There is one bus on the island, which goes "clockwise", the other ...
... It's unusual to be like this at this time of the year" and I reply, "Thanks, that's just what I wanted to hear"
To which they respond, "How long are you here?"
"Till Friday" I say
"Oh that's ok, it'll be sunny by then"
"Thanks" I say, "I love getting on a plane and flying away from an island holiday in bright sunshine. It makes up for the days of watching the rain belt down"
Not that I'm ...
... like we were born with gills. Great.
The late afternoon and a wedding taking place across from our room on the beachfront completed a pretty good day on the island.
Not that I have forsaken my searching for little known historical facts from the island. And I think I found a beauty. A couple of centuries ago, a Scottish writer, hoping to emulate one of his siblings, set up digs in Rarotonga for a little while and put quill to paper. Garry Louis Stevenson, ...
... flower head garlands. I dropped (accident) my camera into the sea, so now reliant on my iPad for photos!!
In July this year the Cook Islands celebrate 50yrs as a self-governing nation, but they still have strong reliance on New Zealand using the NZdollar. The annual two weeks of celebrations involve people from the other islands arriving on Rarotonga to stay in each Island's hostel and the photo shows the ...