4×4 Exploration in Bora Bora

We did a little exploring Bora Bora with a local who had a good Land Rover and could take us up some of the treacherous trails to the top of the Bora Bora mountains (hills?).

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It was gorgeous weather and not too hot.  We first visited the most common WW II naval artillery gun emplacements that overlook the main port in Bora Bora.

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You can see in the background that we were not aiming at our yacht.

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We stopped and visited a local family, ate some fruit and sang some songs together while taking a break.  We gave the kids some small bags of Chex Mix as a snack and they gave us some breadfruit and coconut milk.  Have you ever tried breadfruit dipped in coconut milk?  Amazing treat…very addictive!

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We also used low gear 4×4 to climb up the other side if the islands overlooking the airport and sat in a previous gun emplacement. The views from the top were amazing.

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But overall, I must honestly admit that Bora Bora is not more spectacular than the other islands.  It is just as good, but not 10 times better as some claim.

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One Response to 4×4 Exploration in Bora Bora

  1. Margot White says:

    Thanks for telling me where I have been going! Margot

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