Posts tagged: French Polynesia

Huahine diving

Maitai Lapita dress code – “A minimum dress code is required at the restaurant and we ask you not to appear shirtless.” Monday 5/26. We had arranged the day before to go out with Pacific Blue Adventure diving.  They were a small dive shop in downtown Fare (having said that, I’m not sure Fare is […]

Monday May 26th, 2014 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Snorkeling paradise

The ocean just off of our resort is protected by a long reef several hundred yards out which absorbs much of the wave action coming in from the open ocean.  I had snorkeled on our arrival day but it was now Sunday and Sandy was taking her first opportunity to come explore with me.  The […]

Huahine

“Doesn’t their throat hurt after a while… with all that crowing?”, Sandy asked.  It’s 5:30am Sunday morning (5/25/14) and Sandy and I are sitting out on the porch of our bungalow listening to the multitudes of roosters crowing off in the distance.  We’ve been here almost a day now and it did seem like the […]

Saturday May 24th, 2014 in , , , , , | 3 Comments »

The Journey Begins

After months of waiting and a week of on again-off again packing we left our house at 3pm to fight the Memorial Day traffic and make our way to Dulles airport.  Fortunately we had a good taxi driver who took us through the back roads eliciting several “I didn’t know you could go this way”s […]

Saturday May 24th, 2014 in , , , | No Comments »

French Polynesia

Our next trip is to French Polynesia.  We’re spending 3 nights in Huahine, 2 nights in Moorea, 2 nights Raiatea, followed by a week sailing from Raiatea in which we’ll visit Bora Bora and Taha’a.  We’ll wrap it up with a night in Tahiti before heading back home. I will try to keep up with […]

Friday May 23rd, 2014 in , , , | No Comments »