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Swimming with Baby Whales

Vava’u Tonga, Like Niue, Tonga is favored by the humpback whales as a combination bordello/nursery for the production and raising of young until they get enough blubber to survive the cold of Antarctica.  Unlike Niue, Tonga is one of about … Continue reading

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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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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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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 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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Feeding the Wildlife

Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia Most of the guidebooks about Moorea will at least mention feeding the sting rays. Typically, you would need to rent a boat or hire a tour guide to go do this but since our old … Continue reading

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It’s only $520 per night in the off season!

Click Here to Buy Sharktopus on Amazon! or just win it for free by checking our last blog entry! What’s with the obsession with sharktopi?  Just check out who’s staring in it! ———————————————————- Tikehau, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Due to their … Continue reading

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Land, Sea and Air Critters

Outside of town we find the other inhabitants of the atoll: the wildlife. Bored with getting schooled by 9 year old island ping-pong champions?  Well then, your new playmate can be as close as the nearest coconut crab hole: Some … Continue reading

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Needles, Haystacks and Islands

Toau, Tuamotu, French Polynesia When we look at those words up there and realize that we could be putting those letters together at random for all the good it does describing our location to you.  We can tell you exactly … Continue reading

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Living in Farkarava, French Polynesia

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Welcome to the main town in Fakarava.  So what does one do here? (aside from the diving, we’ve already established that’s amazing.   Well, that and suicidal crabs) 1) First off, secure transportation.  Preferably, transportation with shock … Continue reading

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