- One More Day At SeaDay 8 was another relaxing day cruising through the rolling sea.
We tried breakfast in a little corner of the Horizon Lounge on the forward 15th deck. Limited to coffee, juice, pastries and a little fruit, it seemed to be Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 6, 2013
- FakaravaThis would be our last day in French Polynesia and as the sun rose we could see through our floor-to-ceiling window the ribbon of tropical islands that make up Fakarava.
Having agreed with Jerry last night that we would all Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 5, 2013
- First Full Day At SeaToday was our first full day at sea. The ship sailed a full day and night to transport us east from Bora Bora through an island dotted sea to our next stop, Fakarava.
We opted for breakfast in our room—room Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 6, 2013
- Another Day At SeaToday is the first of a two-day stint at sea. We left Fakarava last night and we won’t arrive off of Pitcairn Island until the day after tomorrow.
The sea today was a bit more active than it has Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 6, 2013
- The Bora Bora ExperienceOur second day on Bora Bora promised to be an adventure. On the agenda was an organized day tour that would take the four of us on a boat trip around the island, a chance to swim with sharks Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 5, 2013
- Huahine: The Garden IslandOur first stop on the cruise is Huahine (who ahh he nah). Before we could disembark the ship, we had to attend a safety meeting, eat breakfast, and get our passes for the tender boat that would shuttle us Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 1, 2013
- On Our Way! Our Pacific Mysteries tour began with an early morning and a long day.
We arrived at the airport by 5 a.m., checked in for our flight and headed for breakfast. Jerry and Michelle, our companions on this trip, were waiting Posted by jeburns55 in Pacific Mysteries 2013 | Nov 1, 2013
- Tahiti - Moorea IslandTahiti, who ever says Tahiti is not one of the most outstanding Island groups in the world, then they are insane. Tahiti is a wonderful playground. The only thing though is it is very expense no matter what Island you Posted by studneski in Studneski Family 2013 World Trip | Oct 13, 2013
- Bora Bora, French PolynesiaStarted the day with a dose of sunrise photos as the ship approached the island of Bora Bora. We have a ship's excursion booked and we are scheduled to assemble in the Theatre at 0715, a perfect time for Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 27, 2013
- Moorea, French PolynesiaAn intense bank of clouds covered the horizon as we approached the island of Moorea. The ship dropped anchor in d'Opunohu Bay and the tenders were deployed. After breakfast we met in the Theatre for our shore excursion. Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 26, 2013
- Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaMassive rain clouds covered the horizon but the sky was clear overhead as we approached Papeete on the Island of Tahiti and the capital of French Polynesia. Precisely on schedule the Sea Princess was made fast at the wharf. Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 25, 2013
- Sea Day Five of Five to TahitiNo visible sunrise this morning with a solid overcast and light rain totally frustrating my run of spectacular sunrises. Tried some images of the rain without a lot of success. Breakfast, then back to the stateroom and collected Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 24, 2013
- Sea Day Four of Five to TahitiStrong wind and a lively sea combined to make well focused captures of the sunrise quite difficult. A quick breakfast and we were back in the stateroom by 0700. Picked up our Kindles and prepared for our morning Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 22, 2013
- Sea Day Three of Five to TahitiAnother amazing sunrise this morning as we continue South towards the Equator and Tahiti. The ocean is lively without being unpleasantly rough as the ship is buffeted by strong cross-winds. Breakfast and then we fill in an hour Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 22, 2013
- Sea Day Two of Five to TahitiBrilliant sunrise this morning but I miss the manual controls of my broken camera as I attempt to capture it with the standby camera. Breakfast on the Horizon Court and back to the stateroom to prepare for a day Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 21, 2013
- Sea Day One of Five to TahitiAwoke this morning in time to catch the brief sunrise, had our breakfast and whiled away some time reading. I visited the Medical Centre to seek confirmation that the progress of my shiner was on track, it has developed Posted by greynomadm in 2013 Polynesia Cruise | Sep 20, 2013
- Chapter #8: Welcome to ParadiseIa orana my dear friends,
Have you ever heard names like Tahiti, Papeete or Bora Bora? Well, they are all here: French Polynesia - or better, "paradise on earth". A large number of islands, divided in atolls such as Society Islands, Posted by jack87jack in Spinning around | Apr 13, 2013
- Tahiti The next morning I woke with the birds at 6am before napping for a few more hours before breakfast. The day passed much in the same way as the last - it was now Easter Monday and everything (not that Posted by madeinmold in Made In Mold | Apr 7, 2013
- March 31st 2013 - The Day I Lived TwiceWaking up on Easter morning, I was one of the first up in the hostel and, going upstairs in the semi-darkness to the kitchen, I found several mini Easter eggs on the stairs and around the kitchen - I felt Posted by madeinmold in Made In Mold | Apr 7, 2013
- En route to French Polynesia
Ladies and Gentlemen, my name is Annik and I will be your chief travel attendant. On behalf of Captain David and the crew, welcome aboard our condensed travel blog, destination: Fre Posted by Rattrays in DnA's trip to French Polynesia | Feb 15, 2013
- Farewells and onwards[float=left][/float]
So it’s over, the first part of the adventure. Back to good old Tahiti that is bathed in sunshine as if we’d never left. Farewells are bid to new friends and these Posted by Phileas Foggs in Around the world in how many days? | Jan 25, 2013
- James Bond and a night of “Bali Hai”Moorea was originally called Tahiti-iti, meaning little fish of Tahiti, it is only since the introduction of Europeans that it has been called Moorea meaning little yellow lizard? The island has no natural predators, snakes, rats, spiders etc. The only Posted by Phileas Foggs in Around the world in how many days? | Jan 25, 2013
- Tahiti boundSo America is complete and whilst it was fun it was only ever a transit stop before the main event. First we had to get there. Los Angeles airport is devoid of restaurants and shopping attractions and with a Posted by Phileas Foggs in Around the world in how many days? | Jan 11, 2013
- MooreaAll the beautiful sounds of the world in a single word, “Moorea”
As the words from West Side Story state, I’ll never stop saying Moorea!
We awake to peace, tranquillity and beauty. We are anchored in a small bay inside the island’s Posted by Phileas Foggs in Around the world in how many days? | Jan 24, 2013
- Will it ever stop?I’m sick of the rain and I’m sick of writing about the rain. I feel like Noah. We arrive and anchor off the island of Ta’haa this morning and it is still peeing down. I swear I can see animals Posted by Phileas Foggs in Around the world in how many days? | Jan 22, 2013