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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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Spread the word and WIN!

We’ve now done over 100 entries in the new integrated video & text blog format!  Wow, there are books shorter than that! So to celebrate we’re going to give away a free Lonely Planet book!  To get a chance to … 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 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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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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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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Further experiments in tourism

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia (cont’d from previous post) Continuing our exploration of the heritage site we found the ruins of a marae (altar/temple) and evidence that perhaps Mr. Morse was a bit premature in taking credit for his code…also … Continue reading

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Experiments in Tourism

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia Like we said, we’re moonlighting as “normal tourists” in the Society islands.  So what do normal tourists do?  No, that isn’t rhetorical or a clever way to intro this blog entry.  Really, what do they do? … Continue reading

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Bungalow living

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia We’ve all heard of beach bungalows before and until now, we really had no idea what to expect from this iconic South Pacific icon of the good life.  We had no preconceived notions here except … Continue reading

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