• Shark soup

    When we visited Rangiroa eight years ago, where we did some fabulous diving, someone told us: “if you enjoy diving here, you should go to Fakarava – the diving is even better there.” It’s taken a while, but here we are! Fakarava is an atoll that looks like Rangiroa, only bigger, and with two passes […]

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  • From Tonga to Huahine (via Auckland and Tahiti)

    It was great to get to know Tonga. We think it is the ideal destination for yachties. It must be fantastic to sail the different island groups with a big yacht. The number of yachts floating around Vava’u makes you think that more people are aware of this. The bonus is obviously the whale spotting […]

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  • Rapa Nui, Ile de Pâques, Isla de Pascua or Easter Island

    What’s in a name? Dutch VOC admiral Jacob Roggeveen arrived on Easter Sunday in 1722 at the tiny remote piece of land in the South Pacific that we now commonly know as Easter Island. In his journal he recorded that lands were neatly cultivated, there were whole tracts of woodland, the population was as large […]

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  • Bora Bora & Rangiroa – Le Bleu

    According to some, Bora Bora has the most beautiful lagoon in the world. Mwaahhh… it’s very beautiful in a number of places, admittedly, but our vote still goes to Aitutaki. Bora Bora’s lagoon is larger, but it is also deeper in many places, making the water look dark blue. And we didn’t cross half the […]

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