Tag Archives: French Polynesia

Any excuse for a party!

The Tahiti Rendezvous There is something you need to understand about sailors: they really need very little excuse to do two things: 1)      Sail 2)      Party So any occasion where an actual legitimate reason exists to do both at the … Continue reading

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Bora Bora 4th of July

Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific What better place to spend the birth of our nation than on American Battle Fortress: South Pacific!? The Bora Bora yacht club, owned by an American and a Frenchman, (PS – oh yes, there … Continue reading

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Joining FURTHUR

Remember that this is your last chance to enter the draw for the Lonely Planet book: Click here for the rules to enter the drawing! And so begins a new era of our journey, with Brian and Motor Vessel FURTHUR!  … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Cruising

Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia After some really great adventures, some terrifying moments and only one major “first aid incident“ it was time to say goodbye to mom and once again become a group of two. One last piece of … Continue reading

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Bora Bora Bungalow Life

Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia You know those “beach success pictures” that you see on marketing materials?  Come on, you know what we’re talking about: the person in their swimsuit, (obviously a very young attractive person because we all … Continue reading

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Bora Bora by Bicycle

Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia First off, seriously, why is this not a post card? And the best part is you know the only reason someone went through all the trouble to create that sign was because someone else … Continue reading

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Bora Bora here we come!

Onward to Bora Bora, the island you’ve all heard of and dreamed about – we’re actually going there!!!  For our first visit with Tiffany’s Mom, we’re going by plane.  And as we already knew, Tahitians don’t have the same dress … Continue reading

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Fine line between cute and slutty

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia (cont’d from previous post) Finally, the Polynesian dance school also had a group of little girls, which were there either because they were in fact learning or just because they were ridiculously adorable. How the … Continue reading

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So, when are you coming home?

Tiffany: Last year Greg had a birthday post all to himself so he’s decided to keep the tradition alive this year. Please indulge him… Greg: We have started being asked fairly frequently when we’re coming back, so I guess using that … Continue reading

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How do they get their hips to do that?!

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia So uh…what else do normal tourists do?  Dance shows!  Yes, tourists go to Tahitian dance shows! We ended up at the Bali Hai hotel in Moorea for our obligatory Tahitian dance show which ended up … Continue reading

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