Monthly Archives: June 2008

What is happening in Hiva Oa

Life in Hiva Oa has been quite simple. In the morning we (together with Nigel and Alison from Strummer) would walk to the post office. Do our internet things, do a little bit of shopping, prices are high, so just … Continue reading

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Hup Holland Hup!

Just finished watching the football game in the post office (which is the internet cafe and has a TV!). Only saw the second half, definetely worth it (Holland 3 – Italy 0). Taking it easy otherwise. Been walking back and … Continue reading

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Google Earth track from Wreck Bay to Atuona

The track from Wreck Bay (Galapagos) to Atuona (Hiva Oa) in Google Earth format:

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Pictures, Galapagos to Marquesas

Here some pictures from the trip and some from Hiva Oa. Not sure if I will have time to upload the full size ones (click on an image to try). These are the dreaded weevils close up. Isla Santa Fe, … Continue reading

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Hiva Oa

Yes, I have been here on Hiva Oa for 4 days now.  It is quite enjoyable and I have readjusted to being near land and being around people.  Will stay here for a while, there is shopping to be done, … Continue reading

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Wreck Bay – Atuona (island of Hiva Oa, Marquesas, French Polynesia)

Day two Checking out on Tuesday was not too bad.  There were no new agent fees, just fees for the port captain, and had to take my passport to the police station to get stamped out by immigration. In the … Continue reading

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