Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
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... prociutto! It all looked fresh and the store was clean. There are a few refrigerated products and breads and fruits and veggies, but not your full grocery with canned goods, paper products, etc. Had our meal in that night as we packed up for our trip to Aitutaki in the morning.
As evening was falling, we could see pink in the sky. Walking out onto our beach, we saw the brightest pink sunset. A nice send-off for our last night on Raro!
... influence in the past 250 years, particularly British and the movement to
a Christian religious culture and British government system that exists to this day. Today the Cook
Islands form part of the greater New Zealand territory though are generally
self-governed. The Queen remains head of state and they plan to celebrate her
birthday with a bank holiday next week.
Arrived in Rarotonga to be welcomed by Papa Jake MBE, ...
... us that they would be calling us one by one and escort us off the tender one by one. Everyone followed the directions very well. With the first try, a few people got on the landing. But the current was too strong, making it dangerous for people to get off the tenter, so they decided to let the ship pull closer to shore. After quite a while, our tender did the second try. This time it was even worse. The waves pushed the tender so hard against ...
... the island and its residents then.
Before this though, we had just enough time to dip in the water and snorkel for a bit. Good thing we did because little did we know the rain would return the next day.
We were supposed to be picked up by the Highland Paradise tour bus at 5:15, but it was at least 20 minutes late. I had just enough time to rake the front yard--the blown in leaves from the poor weather earlier in the ...
... made, Shalima and Jo, you and your families made our year so much more fun and enjoyable. We hang on to those memories -Halloween, Melbourne Cup, Draculas, Christmas lights- but even more than the 'events', just having friends to hang out with. It was sad to say goodbye, and we all miss you, heaps!!!
Steve, Lori, Lauren and Katona - you are friends for life, like it or not. It was great to have another family to spend time with, share ...