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More Moorea Please!

October 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

After a two-day sail from the Cook Islands, the Paul Gauguin arrived in Opunohu Bay at the ruggedly beautiful island of Moorea in French Polynesia.  The iconic peak, Bali [...]

Cook Islands

October 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

About 300 miles south of Bora Bora lies Rarotonga, the largest of the Cook Islands.  The Paul Gauguin spent a day and a night at sea getting here.  Kongo loved it. A day at [...]

Bora Bora

October 14, 2017 // 3 Comments

Bora Bora.  This iconic South Pacific island has always called to Kongo.  He wanted to come here to see the mountains and beaches and crystal-clear waters.  He got his [...]

Taha’a

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taha’a in the Society Islands of French Polynesia is tucked inside a large barrier reef.  Known as the “Vanilla Island” the 4,500 odd inhabitants make their living [...]

Huahine

October 10, 2017 // 1 Comment

After sailing from Papeete at midnight (the monkey was sound asleep at this point) Kongo’s ship arrived early in the morning at the island of Huahine.  Huahine is about [...]