Pacific Crossing 2010-11

August Pictures






Amy got dressed up on the west side of Huahine










Driftwood flower box










Our trip to Huahine's Hana Iti










A few of the resort's structures were still standing










Philip the caretaker also made jewlery










His rental property was spectacular










The exterior










The views of Spirare and Quicksilver














and Shango









 Hana Iti's claim to fame, the Porcelain Rose










We brought an ornamental  ginger flower back to the boat










Our next spectacular Society Island, Raiatea










Another jagged spine










Polynesia's most sacred religious site, Taputapuatea










From this spot explorers left for Hawaii and New Zealand










Each vertical wooden carving commemorated a human sacrifice










We recognized similarities to the Marquesan sculptures






























On to the southwest side of Raiatea










New LED light installed










Joanne supervising










 Job complete










Laundry in paradise











Martini screen at sunset











Our last Society Island, Bora Bora as viewed from inside the lagoon at Tahaa












Saved the most dramatic for last, Bora Bora












Many lagoon hotel bungalows












Lagoon had many Rays











Crystal clear water to view anchor chain











The most famous hangout, Bloody Mary's. Guests included Shango, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Kite, Marlon Brando, etc










Marianna look-a-like in the lagoon











Paddlers galore










kids playing in our wake







Bora Bora's Mt. Pahia


































































Vaughn says it best












A lot of relaxing for me that night











Rainbow at Bora Bora Yacht Club










Bora Bora's Va'a Boat Club.










Build canoes and train canoeists   










Home of Champions










Amy gets to try










She's a natural










I can go backwards











Not too well forwards






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