Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Society Islands

Ran behind in writing stories for the past weeks, so a quick catch up here, before I move on. For the past 10 days I have sailed together with Peter and Fiona from Sayonara. Which was great fun. They left … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Tuamotos and Society Islands.

Internet comes at a premium here ($10 an hour), so no full size pictures, just these smaller size images below. Sailing along Sayonara. Sayonara at anchor in Atuona. Paul Gauguin’s grave in Atuona. View over the bay in Atuona. Hiva … Continue reading

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Looking back and ahead

Since it is a rainy day here in Tahiti, which takes much of the exotic feel away, on an overcast rainy day, things look just as dready as most other places, but maybe a nice moment for some reflection. It … Continue reading

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The walk to Belvedere

Wednesday morning the weather looked promising, clear blue sky. So I decided to do my tourist duty on Moorea, make the walk up to Belvedere. I had a vague idea about which road to follow, and lucky me, it turned … Continue reading

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Maintenance mode

This had been planned for a while: scheduled maintenance to the engine. In theory I could have done it any other stop, but, just in case there were to be any suprises, it would be nice to be in a … Continue reading

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Moving in Papeete

Have been at the Papeete harbor for the past few days, floating docks down town Papeete. Walk of the dock into the center of town. But, convenience comes at a price, so I am going to an anchorage a few … Continue reading

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To Ahe and Papeete

Following up on the previous blog entry, I ended up making it to Ahe early in the afternoon. Then I sailed near the lee of the atoll and dropped the main and started sailing slowly along the island in calm … Continue reading

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Kauehi – Tuamotos

Been away from the blog for a few days, so a bit of catching up to do (and then it could still take a week before I get to the internet to post it). I ended up trying to fish … Continue reading

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Hiva Oa – Tahuata – Kauehi

This Sunday we went for the walk into town to get fresh French bread, shops are open between 9 and 10, just so you can also have a fresh baguette on a Sunday. After that we walked up the hill … Continue reading

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