Category Archives: sea life

Brad Kellogg owes me $67.25

South Pass of Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Did you know that when Sharks get into large groups (say like 50 plus) they school, like fish? So we learned something new today. More of that in a minute, let’s get down … Continue reading

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And the UN was right!

South Pass of Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia OK, the UN was right (really, how often do you here THAT on a daily basis? 😉 This place rocks. Did you see that coral!?  Did you see that water!?  It all looks … Continue reading

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The UN says it’s cool

South Pass of Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia I don’t feel like I am giving a fair scope for the distance between these islands.  I could tell you about each voyage of about 100 miles from remote isolated desert island to … Continue reading

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Seriously, you live here?

Kauehi, Tuamotu, French Polynesia So that’s the city sign.  Guess they don’t exactly have a city line, being as there aren’t a lot of other cities out here to butt up against. So the semi-obvious question I left out of … Continue reading

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Swimming with eels and Island travel

Time for a nature hike kids! There is a waterfall lagoon in the center of this island (Nuku Hiva) that is known for it crystal clear waters and abnormally large eels.  Naturally, everyone thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading

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Polynesian Snorkeling

(Continued from previous post… Tahuata, French Polynesia) As we continued to travel north along the island to our next anchorage, Hanatefau, reportedly the 3rd prettiest in Polynesia, we saw some spectacular waterspouts along the shoreline. Upon arriving we found that … Continue reading

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Stopping over in Tahuata, French Polynesia

Tahuata was going to be a quick, overnight anchorage on the way from Fatu Hiva to Ua Pou (all still in the Marquesa group of French Polynesia).  Hardly worth noticing, probably about a sentence or two in the next blog … Continue reading

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Cruiser bikes and exploring Hiva Oa

By the second day of doing the 3 kilometer hike every day, Tiffany and I decided to break out the cruiser bikes.  No, not Harleys.  Cruising bikes have a slightly different meaning in the sailing world: They look like clown … Continue reading

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All that’s missing is a Kracken

Despite our best fishing efforts, pickings continue to be rather slim     (If you watched that…I apologize.  My only defense is that when you’re this long out to sea some things seem funnier than they are.)   We did … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Tiff thought we would start out by giving you some perspective on what we see all day, every day. (PS- don’t watch this video if you are prone to seasickness.) [Tiff thinks this one is better   It’s kinda long … Continue reading

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