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  • Rarotonga & SamoaOnce again I'm migrating somewhere warmer as NZ heads into mid winter This year I decided to see what the Cook Islands are like- but after looking at boat & flight options I decided to stay on Rarotonga a month, then Posted by waikawa in Rarotonga & Samoa | Jun 13, 2014
  • Kia OranaDay 12 (Monday 16/12) We arrived in Rarotonga early Monday morning and were greeted by John from Makayla Palms with the most beautiful flower leis. On arrival at our villa we were not disappointed. Absolutely stunning set of 3 villas set Posted by triks.and.digs in From Spires to Shires | Dec 21, 2013
  • Travel Plans===Part 1: Down Under=== December 16: Leave Rarotonga December 17: Wellington and the Marlborough region December 23: Sydney December 30: Leave for Kuala Lumpur ===Part 2: Island Hopping=== December 30: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia January 3: Palau Posted by sandnick in We Are Doing ASIA | May 10, 2013
  • Malaysia and Southern Thailand Island HoppingWe fly from Sydney straight to Kuala Lumpur KL 1. KL - Pulau Penang - Bus: 20$ 4h10 several departures to Butterworth - Ferry: 1$ very quick to George Town - Bus around the island $4 2. Pulau Penang - Langkawi - Ferry: 22$, 2h30 Posted by sandnick in We Are Doing ASIA | Feb 19, 2013
  • RarotongaWe had an easy flight to Rarotonga and a very expensive cab ride($80) to our accommodation, which is on the other side of the island from the airport. It was a rainy, drizzly day so we didn't do much. Went Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 8, 2013
  • Money talkAll prices in NZD ===Change of plan=== First of all, a major decision has been taken! I think we will have to cut down on Indonesia :( The reasons for that are that we would like to leave Raro end of November and Posted by sandnick in We Are Doing ASIA | Feb 4, 2013
  • Church and Eco-tourToday we went to church. The first Sunday of the month, everyone was dressed in white and they were having communion, which we didn’t stay for. The Cook Islands Church, where the service is mostly in Maori, has the most Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • Coffee, Art and CavingWe started the day, after a great breakfast, with Jurgen picking us up for a tour of his coffee plantation. This trip was in the back of his truck on wooden benches, hanging on for dear life as we bounced Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • Travel to AtiuUp early to get ready to leave. Mama drove us to the airport. They told us our flight left at 7:30, but really it didn’t go until after 8:00. I talked to a young French Canadian man at the airport Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • A Lagoon Cruise and Island NightWoke up to sunshine and a clear sky. And now the wind is down, the mosquitoes can come out to play! Don, Rob and Mani went to take the scooters back and get their Cook Islands drivers license. Then we Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • Rain, rain go awayVery windy this morning, but not raining very much. Don went snorkeling and I went for a walk down the beach. Found a few interesting shells and coral. Very slow morning waiting for the rain and clouds to clear. After Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • Touring AitutakiRained all night and still raining in the morning when we got up. After a slow morning of reading and writing, we went next door to Buffy’s for lunch. Grilled tuna and an interesting salad – homegrown lettuce?, shredded carrots, Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • The Cook IslandsWe made it to the Cook Islands! We met up with Rob and Mani in the LA airport about an hour before boarding our flight. 10 hours later (with only about 2 or 3 hours sleep for me) we arrived Posted by katdill in Winter Travels 2013 | Feb 3, 2013
  • Sydney, city of wondersAmazing Sydney... "At the heart of Sydney - Australia's oldest, largest and most diverse city - is the outrageously good-looking Sydney Harbour. Like a psychedelic supermodel, the city curves and sways through this glamorous maze of sandstone headlands Posted by sandnick in We Are Doing ASIA | Jan 15, 2013
  • HiSo welcome to our travel blog! Nick and I (sandrine) have decided to travel Asia, more precisely South East Asia (SEA) and possibly finishing in India stopping by Nepal... Ideally we would like to leave the Cooks mid-November going to Sysney Posted by sandnick in We Are Doing ASIA | Jan 14, 2013
  • Back to RarotongaOur last day and night in Rarotonga taking in this beautiful island before taking the midnight flight to LA and then onto Las Vegas! [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/538945/DSC_0142.jp Posted by Nick.KyeTravels in Nick and Kye's Travelling Blog | Dec 27, 2012
  • Aitutaki, Cook IslandsAn hours North of Rarotonga lies Aitutaki, it's what you call a 'Paradise Island' ... got to be one of the most beautiful places on this earth .. a stunning little island in the middle of the South Pacific. Posted by Nick.KyeTravels in Nick and Kye's Travelling Blog | Dec 26, 2012
  • Rarotonga, The Cook IslandsBound for the Cook Islands and the mainland of Rarotonga we arrived on the 8th December in what felt like a Cyclone, it wasnt far off! After the storm had settled the following day we had 3 days on the main Posted by Nick.KyeTravels in Nick and Kye's Travelling Blog | Dec 26, 2012
  • Paradise foundSo now in the Cook Islands – this is definitely what you imagine the South Pacific Islands to be - and the sun has come out! A very small island – you can drive around the perimeter in an hour Posted by ledsmith in RTW 2 paradise | Feb 10, 2012
  • Raging Raratonga Arrived last night. Just lived Sunday 5th for the second time after crossing the dateline during the flight here. Looks like paradise and had a good morning exploring and taking the 'cl Posted by ledsmith in RTW 2 paradise | Feb 6, 2012
  • Atiu Atiu - Bless youAtiu - Well worth the time and effort to get here - a magical place that will live long in the memory. Part of the Southern Cook Island Group, only 5 by 6 kms and no fringinging reef. A green Posted by mwalkone in Ononandaway | May 16, 2011
  • Pacific ParadiseAitutaki One of the hundred things to see before you die. Even as we emerged from the clouds the the fringing reef and lagoon could easily be seen the contrasting blues of the deep Pacific and the torquoise of the lagoon Posted by mwalkone in Ononandaway | May 12, 2011
  • Windy and howWindy even excessively windy could describe our stay on the Cook Islands so far. The torando in Auckand earlier this week seems to have stirred up the wind gods and even reaching as far as here (4 hours flying time Posted by mwalkone in Ononandaway | May 12, 2011
  • Cook IslandsI didn’t know exactly where the Cook Islands were located in the huge Pacific Ocean and was positively surprised to leave the airplane already after a 4-hour flight from Auckland. By crossing the date line I also repeated Saturday 27th Posted by woutermooi in Wouters blog | Apr 19, 2011
  • RTWTest Posted by adipatania in Travelogue | Mar 30, 2011
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