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Polynesian island TSA

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia (…cont from previous post) 4) The pearl farm.  This is the big business of the Tuamotu islands.  Most of the “Tahitian pearls” people buy the world over are actually from the Tuamotu.  You expect, with the … Continue reading

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Living in Farkarava, French Polynesia

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Welcome to the main town in Fakarava.  So what does one do here? (aside from the diving, we’ve already established that’s amazing.   Well, that and suicidal crabs) 1) First off, secure transportation.  Preferably, transportation with shock … Continue reading

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The Ballsiest Way to Travel Known to Mankind

We’ve found a Microsoft background! North Pass, Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia We are here: Which, in and of itself, is freaking awesome!  However when I took this picture I had this weird sense of déjà-vu.  Now I’d never been here … Continue reading

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That Crab’s on fire!

Random uninhabited beach, central Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Figuring out that US $67.25 doesn’t even buy a single dinner out for Tiffany and myself at any restaurant on the island (seriously, crazy expensive here), my career as a professional dare … Continue reading

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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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Happy New Year!

The past year has been an adventure beyond description and we are blessed to have the chance to make this dream come true.  Thank-you all so much for sharing it with us.  Your comments and emails have been a real encouragement for … Continue reading

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