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2019 Taurua Varua

The 2019 Taurua Varua is well underway with a full night at Anau where in excess of 800 sang whilst 2 Aitos rendered 2 exceptional Oreros.The Aitos contemplate their Oreros.....photo thanks to Radio Bora BoraI have written extensively on this web-site concerning this spectacular … [Read More...]


The Best Places On Earth reporting season is upon us with recommendations for 2019 &, of course, Bora Bora, regarded by many as paradise on earth is up there again.We'll link in a number of such guides over coming weeks but let's start here :"Vogue Living: Here's Where To Travel in … [Read More...]

Bora Bora – Unique Environment

Today’s tourist is better informed & more discerning about travel destinations than any generation before. As more & more people travel, the quality of the environment has become a primary concern. Today’s tourist is more sensitive to polluted or environmentally degraded conditions than … [Read More...]

Best Island Hike on Bora Bora

In my Raid Anei Report I eluded to the logic behind climbing along the ridgeline from Matira to Mt Otemanu – specifically that as Bora Bora is the world’s most beautiful lagoon then could it be that to walk along the ridgeline overlooking these waters could be the world’s most beautiful island … [Read More...]

Christmas in Bora Bora

Children & families world-wide LOVE Christmas, the feeling resonates through the air; one can feel the excitement, touch the happiness & joy .............. Santa is coming to Bora!Historically, whilst recognising the preaching of a certain Teaarefu from around 1804, Christianity … [Read More...]

Shark Feeding – Bora Bora

Those adrenaline rushes flowing from outings such as those appearing in the sensational photos below may be a thing of the past………………………People come to Bora Bora from all over the world to see the sharks, to feed the sharks………… to swim with, well, swim on the sharks. Whilst some say that … [Read More...]

Shark, Ray & Tropical Fish Encounters in Bora Bora, Paradise On Earth.

Out & about in paradise last week with Bora Bora's leading wedding planner - Bora Bora Insider - Wedding Planner- taking in the world's most beautiful lagoon. This is an outing that never ceases to amaze, a voyage where one is humbled by a truly generous Mother Nature.We were aboard a … [Read More...]

AEA – Wedding Bora Bora

I came to Tahiti in 1995 &, together with my Tahitian wife, Myriama, spent a number of wonderful years living in Vairao (right next to the legendary Teahupoo), then later in Papeete & finally in beautiful Papara. By 2012 we were fully settled in Bora Bora where in 2014 we staged "Bora … [Read More...]

Wedding Bora Bora – Testimonials

I have recently copied & pasted here all testimonials appearing on the Wedding Bora Bora web-site, a site over which I have no control & which is not associated with weddings conducted by Roderick or by Aea.Further references can be found on Reviews on Facebook - the Facebook site … [Read More...]

Maraamu Surf Ski Race

The Maraamu Surf Ski Race, part of the World Championship in the discipline, is more than the greatest downwind race of them all. With a favourable swell, these canoes, weighing slightly over 9 kilograms for around 6 meters in length yet only slightly wider than your hips see adrenalin levels … [Read More...]