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Entries Tagged as 'Tahiti'

Love, Tahiti style

July 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments · First Mates, French Polynesia, Random Thoughts, Society Islands

TRUE LOVE IS….. ** spending an entire day walking around downtown Papeete with your wife, willingly going into every women’s clothing boutique in a FIVE BLOCK radius, waiting patiently while she tries on outfit after outfit after outfit, occasionally bringing her even more clothes to try on, not losing it when she starts to cry […]

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Dreaming of a Mini-Break

July 18th, 2010 · 5 Comments · First Mates, French Polynesia, Life on the Boat, Our Route, Random Thoughts, Shore Excursions, Society Islands, Thoughts on Family

I remember first hearing the term “mini-break” in the movie Bridget Jones’ Diary – which I totally LOVE btw – and thought it was a quaint, truly british phrase.  But, Lord A’Mercy, I am in need of a mini-break from the boat. We have not spent a night off the boat in almost EIGHT MONTHS. […]

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