Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... a few showers on route. Once we were in, the sea was really nice so we spent a while there before returning through more showers to our hostel for a hot shower and a cup of tea.
For dinner we went back to the market and tried some local Mahi Mahi fish with rice and curry sauce (delicious) and some homemade pineapple cheesecake (looked ugly, but again delicious). The rest of the evening was spent relaxing and reading (and writing this).
Cloudy, showers, cool.
... 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 ...
... welcome. The customs and passport officers were friendly and efficient and as we emerged into the outside arrivals area we were greeted by Ina Marsters, the President of Cook Island Aths with beautiful flower leis and crowns and ushered onto the waiting buses to take us to our accommodation. We are all staying at the Edgewater Resort, a rambling series of rooms and bungalows set amongst beautiful tropical ...
... has been playing his ukulele on the arrival of visitors for the last 30 years
attired in straw hat and hawaiian shirt.
In the arrivals hall we were welcomed and presented with our
fresh scented flower garlands that is customary for visitors (as modelled on
Our base for first two weeks is Bouganevillea, a studio
apartment within a garden with two other apartments situated in Matavera.
Matavera is on ...
... Once upon a time, branch roads led off this to religious/ceremonial sites known as marae (more on that in a future entry). Although a few marae are still visible, the more popular reason people traverse the inner road--if they are tourists, that is--is to access various hiking paths into the rugged interior.
After some motoring along, we turned on a secondary inland road. We were looking for the start of a specific trail but saw no sign of it so parked ...