Manea Beach Villas
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... forward to it. We decided to do this instead of the usual island experience offerings as we are hoping this will be so much more interesting
The dancing and singing from the outer islands was fabulous. We were unable to take pics or video(DVD will be circulated)-revenue raiser for Raro. Can,t blame them.
Lots of food ...
... along the beach. Our hosts have provided a torch so we don't stumble on the small rocks especially on the return journey after a few cocktails.I decided to try the local delicacy of Like Mata (raw fish marinated in lime juice and herbs for 24hours and then mixed with coconut cream and coriander). Delicious!!! Barry being the more adventurous stuck to a reef and beef.
It was a wonderful end to our first ...
... yesterday. Before going in I was warned to wear reef shoes and be careful of the strong current. Excellent advice. I donned a pair of reef shoes and waded in but as soon as I swam further out I could feel the rip pushing me sideways. I tried to dig in to the rocky bottom but in the end I went with the flow and surfed into the sandy beach about 200metres from where I entered. I decided that today was not the best swimming day and indeed later ...
... and hear the beating drums and strings of
ukuleles. We also made it to church Sunday morning and listened to
the vicar's powerful speeches and the congregations loud and proud
gospel singing...the free after ceremony buffet of sandwiches,
pancakes and cakes were a bonus too!
Of course, it was a certain someones
birthday while we were there too and my plans for a quad-biking
adventure failed as I couldn't book it but I made sure he had a card
Chris’s birthday and off to Aitutaki!!!, arrived at
Rarotonga International Airport and checked in, our luggage was weighed and the
first bag placed by the hatch for onward transport to the plane when a hand
appeared through the curtain grabbing the bag and carrying off to the plan,
evidently no conveyor belt system. We then took our boarding pass! aka piece of
paper with our names written in ink and made our way to the departure lounge