Tag Archives: Niue

Map of our trip

Ok, BIG announcement here everyone. After a cubic butt load of work on Tiffany’s part and a few weeks of strangling the wordpress though island internet servers until it gave us what we wanted, We can now present to you, … Continue reading

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Sharks That Make Cookies?!

So, on another note of why the open ocean is dangerous, let’s talk about Cookiecutter Sharks.  You may be saying to yourself “What in the world are you talking about!?  Cookiecutter Sharks?  Sharks that make cookies!  AWESOME!”  And we would … Continue reading

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A Bad Place to Sink…

At sea enroute Tonga All that was left to do in Niue was to go shopping to restock our boat for the voyage to the next island chain.  We have found that the simple day to day things, like shopping, … Continue reading

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Whale Sex

Alofi, Niue Did we say the Humpback whales woke us up with their singing?  Well, if that’s not enough to get us roused and play then they get a little more insistent by rubbing themselves against the hulls of the … Continue reading

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How exactly do trees grow on coral?

Alofi, Niue …cont from previous post The absolute best place we went to was Togo Chasm.  On the opposite side of the island from Alofi, the chasm is reached by hiking through a forest.  Which as we mentioned before is … Continue reading

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How did it all GET here?!

Alofi, Niue We took a driving tour around Niue with a few of our cruising friends in order to better see all that Niue had to offer us.  The car let us reach a few really amazing places: Limu Pools, … Continue reading

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Then we swam under the island!

Alofi, Niue Let’s start our exploration of what is arguably the most beautiful island in the South Pacific with the diving.  Hey, you know what? Let’s start with just the freaking snorkeling, because it was that good!  The water here … Continue reading

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Island of the Dead

Alofi, Niue Here’s the sad truth about Niue: there are more dead people here than living residents of the island.  Like we said, Air New Zealand runs a weekly flight out to Niue year round and it wouldn’t surprise me … Continue reading

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Water Access

Niue   Ok, nothing to do with anything but come on, it’s awesome.  You stop, there are coconuts, what more could you possibly want?! So the thing about Niue is that the entire structure of the island is so very … Continue reading

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Free WiFi!!!

Alofi, Niue Now that we got some cash, what can we buy? This was a smaller example of the Niuean coconut crab which all reports point to being delicious.  Take a giant Polynesian crab.  Feed it coconut for its entire … Continue reading

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