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The Art and History of Tattoos

Buy Sharktopus on Amazon! What’s with the obsession with Sharktopi?  Guess who’s in it! ——————— At sea, enroute Tahiti, French Polynesia Know how sailors have this reputation for getting tattoos? You may not realize this but that pretty much started … 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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Surviving in Daniel’s Bay, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

I would have included this entry into the last one except that I noticed you all have been asking for / demanding / threatening bodily harm if I fail to deliver some sweet, sweet pics of the Islands.  So here … Continue reading

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Boat Chores and the Coconut Bikini

As we had a short respite here in order to prepare for our wanderings into the 100 or some odd remote (even by Polynesian standards) islands of the Tuamotus, we decided to take care of some of the day to … Continue reading

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Next stop: Taiohae Bay in Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

So we have left the southern part of the Marquesas and are now in the more populated Northern Islands.  By “more populated” I mean a total population of 5,000 spread out over four islands vice a total population of 3,000 … Continue reading

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