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Nemo’s home

Vava’u Tonga, Not only is Vava’u a cruiser’s paradise, the islands and barrier reef of this group make for some fantastic diving.  One does feed into the other.  In order to get to the dives sites you have to be … Continue reading

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The Friendly Islands

Vava’u, Tonga Tonga is made of several island chains and we’re in Vava’u, the Northernmost group. With over 30 anchorages all within a day’s sail of each other in addition to being partially enclosed by protective reef islands and some … Continue reading

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Tonga’s 3rd Gender

Vava’u, Tonga …cont from previous post So yes church.  Any discussion of Tonga would be incomplete without church.  Did you notice the flag?  Go back and take a look.  We’ll wait Now what is the one identifiable symbol on the … Continue reading

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Tonga has BACON!

Vava’u, Tonga What would a real Polynesian country have? Well, pigs.  They have a lot of pigs. And unlike their fellow Polynesian countries, corrupted as they are by European influences, Tonga actually uses their pigs for their highest truest purpose: … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Kingdom

Vava’u, Tonga Of all the different nations of the South Pacific Tonga is unique in that it is the only one to have never lost self-governance.  While every other nation out here has at one time or another (and most … Continue reading

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No Flux Capacitor required!

Talking to you from… THE FUTURE!  (cue Sci Fi music – dun dun duuuuuunnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!!) Those of you that have been following along may remember that Tiffany and Greg earned the most auspicious title of “Trusty Shellbacks” by participating in an … Continue reading

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