Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bora Bora

We continued our celebration on Bora Bora – beautiful resort on a motu off of the main island of Bora Bora.  The first surprise – after landing at a typical island airport, we walked the short distance to baggage claim … Continue reading

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Vahine

A couple pictures of the beach-side bar and restaurant at Vahine Island..                       Our hosts Terrance and Laure, waving goodbye as we head to Bora Bora.         … Continue reading

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Taha’a – vanilla and pearls

While at Vahine, we took a 1/2 day tour of nearby Taha’a Island.  Taha’a is known as the vanilla island;  most of the French Polynesia’s vanilla crop comes from this island.  The island has an aroma of vanilla most places … Continue reading

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Sam Crabbe

There’s something about being thousands of miles from home;  away from familiar surroundings, daily routines and rituals, and responsibility. There’s time for things that simply don’t fit into the normal life. For me, today, was a sunrise stroll around the … Continue reading

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Snorkeling on Vahine

We took a short snorkel sail to a motu and coral garden near Vahine;  I took the opportunity to play with my GoPro camera.  This is my first attempt at shooting with the GoPro and editing the resultant video, so please … Continue reading

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Vahine Island, French Polynesia

To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we decided to leave the Airstream at home, and journey to Tahiti.  Our first stop is on a tiny motu off of Taha’a island called Vahine.  Vahine is approximately 10 acres in size, approximately a … Continue reading

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