Tag Archives: Tahiti

Learning About Aliens During our Last Day in Tahiti

We got off our yacht today in Papeete and decided to tour around the island a little more.  There are quite a few good sites to visit and spend half a day driving around the full island. It was interesting … Continue reading

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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?). It was gorgeous weather and … Continue reading

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Diving in Bora Bora

We anchored in Bora Bora for two days.  This is currently the hot spot and most popular place to visit in the French Polynesia islands. Today, we went out for two dives in gorgeous waters and weather. The first dive … Continue reading

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Tahiti is the source of the best Vanilla

Today we pulled into Raiatea and we were not tendered which was nice.  Getting on and off the yacht in 5 minutes or less is a treat. It was definitely very warm here, so we awoke early, had some breakfast … Continue reading

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Diving in Rangiroa

We pulled into the large coral atoll of Rangiroa.   The waves were really rough outside the atoll, but when you come in, it is quite peaceful. We took the opportunity to do some diving here given the large coral … Continue reading

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Cruising around Tahiti and Papeete

Yesterday, we got on board out yet and prepared to travel around the French Polynesian islands in style. Of course we started in Papeete (Tahiti). The Ocean Princess is a nice small ship with an excellent crew.  Great way to … Continue reading

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The Internet in the South Pacific is Brutal

I must admit we get spoiled in North America.  It feels like 15 years ago here in the Polynesian Islands… the time when we used to dial up for the Internet and the modem kept dropping off every 5 minutes … Continue reading

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