Monthly Archives: August 2008

Spending time in Neiafu, Tonga

For the past week I have been staying anchored in the anchorage of Neiafu, in the island group of Vava’u in Tonga. This is a very different place from the other Pacific islands I have been visiting so far. First … Continue reading

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Some pictures of the last few weeks (Bora Bora, Rarotonga, Palmerston and Niue).

Bora Bora (Society Islands). Another view of Bora Bora Arriving at Rarotonga (Cook Islands). Main street Palmerston (tall building on the right is the church, even for the 42 inhabitants of the island they have 3 services every Sunday). My … Continue reading

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Palmerston Island

After a few days of good sailing I ended up on a course towards Palmerston. Since that is quite a special place, I decided to pay it a visit. It is an atoll where only one of the outlying islands … Continue reading

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Cook Islands

Next stop after French Polynesia is the Cook Islands, which is an independant nation under the umbrella of New Zealand (sort of). The dinghy ride from the post office in Bora Bora back to the boat came with a few … Continue reading

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Quick update

Little (or no) access to the internet lately, and very slow here.  I am in Niue (an island that is an independent nation). Visited the Cook islands (Rarotonga and Palmerston) before.  Checking out today to leave for Tonga today, about … Continue reading

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