Marks Place Moorea
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... Seas so uncomfortable that made me wonder why I had ever wanted to undertake this journey. Most of this in cloud covered skies with no moon. It seemed to me that although I was nearly there, nature had decided to test me more and throw everything at me. Yet in all of this thankfully I still had the presence of mind to capture some rain water to top up my water tanks as I passed through a large weather cell.
But it was, with ...
... but that soon stopped and we were on a dirt road with enormous pot holes. We eventually reached a large grassy clearing of level ground from which we could see many mountain peaks surrounding us. The platform had been made for the filming of the Mutiny on the Bounty so that the film crews were out of everyone's way. As there is only one road encircling the island it would have caused chaos if it had been closed for filmimg. The lower part of the slope up to ...
... centre is a turtle sanctuary so once we had showered and dressed we went to see if there were any turtles in. There were two, one very large one which didn't move much and spent most of its time just floating. It looked as if it was either very old or very ill but as we aren't turtle experts we couldn't tell. Perhaps turtles do just like to float. The other was much smaller and brightly coloured. It was swimming around actively but staying fairly close to the other. Then ...
... it to dry on the balcony and then. Barbara went off to the hotel spa for a massage. It was very relaxing. Immediately after that Sue joined her at the spa for a pedicure and toe nail varnish. Our feet had taken a bashing from the walking in New Zealand and it was time for sandals so they needed to look their best. After that we had to just sit around for a couple of hours to let the varnish dry properly ...
Following a lazy breakfast we were collected by a mini bus for the transfer to the ferry that would take us across to Mo'orea. The bus journey took about 30 minutes and as it was day light we were able see the buildings and centre of Pape'ete much better than when we had travelled to the hotel late in the evening. We saw some very nice houses and also some very poor ones. Most were behind high walls and many of the walls were daubed with graffiti. Once we were at the jetty ...