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Today marks the end of ten days in Niue, and what a perfect ending! Clear blue sky, light winds, and the sight we’ve kept our eyes open for the whole time – a humpback whale circling round the bay we are moored in. For such a small island, Niue has provided us with no end … Continue reading Niue
It was a tough call deciding whether to go to Palmerston island. There’s little protection anywhere between there and northern Tonga, so time there could have meant less time in Niue, or worse, getting caught in a bad weather system with nowhere to hide. However, Craig (with the help of Bob Mcdavitt) decided that we … Continue reading Palmerston
We arrived in Raiatea with a full boat, myself, Craig and Morgan (obviously), as well as Merle and Tony (Craig’s parents), and Laura (a friend). We had the pleasure of having Merle and Tony on board all the way back from Fakarava in the Tuamotus, and Laura joined us in Tahiti. After an all-day sail … Continue reading Final French Polynesia Days
Merle and I are about to land on the island of Fakarava, an atoll in French Polynesia. We can see from the plane that Fakarava is a very thin, very long (about 60km), low-lying island. We have flown over many similar atolls. Some of them are circular reminding us that they are crater rims of … Continue reading Paradise Regained