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Entries Tagged as 'Huahine'

Huahine, our last stop in French Polynesia (Aug. 6-11)

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments · French Polynesia, Our Route, Society Islands

For us in the US, it seems Bora Bora is the posterchild of the South Pacific.  Initially, we thought we wanted to go there just because, well, it’s Bora Bora.  But, several cruisers that went there had mixed reviews of the island as a cruising hang-out.  It was expensive, there were lots of resorts and […]

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To Future Cruisers: Plan better than we have…

August 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Fellow Cruisers, French Polynesia, Oh Crap., Our Route, Passages, Stupid Ideas, Tonga

I can’t believe I’m writing this, but we are going to be doing ANOTHER LONG PASSAGE.  What is the deal?!?!  Most people who do this cruising thing try to keep the long passages to the minimum.  But, not us! Oh no, we like to just GO.  We have barely been sailing for 6 months and […]

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