Tag Archives: Society Islands

Leaving French Polynesia

Departing Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia Leaving Bora Bora spelled the end of our journeys in French Polynesia. The feeling was…mixed.  We had seen so much and at the same time had only scratched the surface of this complex … Continue reading

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Some work, mostly play in Paradise

Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia So now that we got that pesky “work” out of the way, we can relax right? Most of our time was spent at the Bora – Bora yacht club.  “Why” you ask?  It’s the BORA BORA … Continue reading

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Bora Bora Business Day

Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia While underway enroute to Bora Bora for our second visit we realized we had some business phone calls to make.  They weren’t anything huge; just checking in with our virtual assistant, following up with … Continue reading

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What do you mean we’re only half way!?

 En-route Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia Before we return to Bora Bora to experience Battle Fortress: South Pacific as a cruiser instead of a “normal tourist” let us take a moment to draw attention to a particular little point of interest … Continue reading

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How well can Vanilla really age?

Taha’a, Society Islands, French Polynesia   Hey see that name up there? Yeah, you try and say that on your own and you’ll understand exactly where Greg is coming from in this video.    Aside from having a deceptively difficult … Continue reading

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Polynesian Singing

Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia We haven’t given you many glimpses into underway life recently and our journey to Raiatea gave us an opportunity to not only do that but to also educate our Slovenian crewmember on American culture at … Continue reading

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Overly Friendly Locals in Polynesia

Huahine, Society Islands, French Polynesia   In French Polynesia, the boys may get a bay, but the ladies get a whole island, as Tiffany explains As this island is not a famous as her sisters, the real joy of Huahine … 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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