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The many hazards of landlubbing

Tongatapu, Tonga We ended up at this luau & Tongan food fest put on by a local entrepreneur in an Oceanside cave.  Just getting there reminded Greg of one of hazards of land bound life outside America… Seriously, either there’s … Continue reading

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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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Whale Sex

Alofi, Niue Did we say the Humpback whales woke us up with their singing?  Well, if that’s not enough to get us roused and play then they get a little more insistent by rubbing themselves against the hulls of the … Continue reading

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How exactly do trees grow on coral?

Alofi, Niue …cont from previous post The absolute best place we went to was Togo Chasm.  On the opposite side of the island from Alofi, the chasm is reached by hiking through a forest.  Which as we mentioned before is … Continue reading

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Sailing, Snacks and Garbage

Underway, transiting in the Tuamotu, French Polynesia So we left the natural splendor of Fakarava and headed over to Toau, which was a day’s trip away, and also finally got some video of the mouth-wateringly delectable pamplemousse. For a little … Continue reading

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Still Walking on the Wild Side

Though the great indoors has its fair share of wildlife, the great out of doors in La Cruz is also not to be missed. One of the greatest things about having your own means of water transportation (or at least … Continue reading

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