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Entries Tagged as 'Shore Excursions'

Hanavave, Fatu Hiva – The famous Bay of Virgins (May 31-June 4)

June 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beautiful, French Polynesia, Marquesas, Our Route, Shore Excursions

After several days spent snorkeling and enjoying the crystal clear blue waters of Hanamenoa, we decided it was time to move on to Fatu Hiva, our last stop in the Marquesas.  To time our arrival at the Bay of Virgins for early morning, we left Hanamenoa just before sunset and headed out into fluky winds.  […]

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A Visit to Hakatea (“Daniel’s Bay”) (May 13-16)

May 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Cruising with Friends, Fellow Cruisers, French Polynesia, Marquesas, Nuku Hiva, Our Route, shoe-cruising, Shore Excursions

Five miles west of Taiohae Bay, there’s Hakatea, nicknamed Daniel’s Bay because of some European who used to live there.  Although Mike and Hyo of IO had already explored the area, they readily accepted our invitation to ditch their boat in Taiohae and come with us back over to Daniel’s Bay for a weekend.  Daniel’s […]

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