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  • A Test of Passions Kia Orana! It is currently winter in Rarotonga, but since winter here is around the mid 70s, it’s basically Seattle summer for me. The locals are huddling in their fleece jackets, complaining about how cold it is while I am Posted by thewongway in When A Henro Meets the Cooks | May 20, 2015
  • A Week in the Cooks[img=h Posted by trebor722 in Rob Around the World | May 5, 2015
  • The Zoobiquitous Mindset ** One of these topics may be a sensitive subject for some people (euthanization), but it is an important part of veterinary medicine and I want to express my thoughts and feelings about it. Zoobiquity means the joining of the Posted by thewongway in When A Henro Meets the Cooks | May 3, 2015
  • Aitutaki - back to realityApril 26 Woke up to rain this morning. I walked into town to attend church, heavy rain! The church is the first and oldest church in the Cook Islands. In 1821, John Williams of the London Missionary Society Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Apr 29, 2015
  • Aitutaki... the last weekApril 21 The day turned out to be awesome. We had some rain showers but it didn't stop most of us from enjoying the beach. I spent all day at beach watching the dogs. Every time some one Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Apr 26, 2015
  • Rarotong continued....April 18 Went out for an early morning walk down the street, then had breakfast. I met a couple from Indiana (didn't even get their name) last night. They offered me a ride to the Punanga Nui Market. The Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Apr 21, 2015
  • Burnt but Happy ==Kia Orana!== It has been 2 weeks since I’ve been living on Rarotonga. Since I am not sure what to write for my first post, I will give an overview of my time in Raro! [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/449674/IMG_20150406_103854.jpg caption= Posted by thewongway in When A Henro Meets the Cooks | Apr 19, 2015
  • Rarotonga, Cook Islands - my last two weeks....Today is Friday, April 17 but when I arrive in the Cook Islands it's Thursday, April 16. I crossed the International Date Line. So I get two Aprii 16 and 17. April 17 The Air New Zealand check in was an Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Apr 18, 2015
  • 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
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