Archives for November 2014

Sailing Bora Bora, Tahaa, Raiatea, Huahine, Maupiti, Tupai, Mopelia…

To cruise the waters of French Polynesia’s Leeward Islands is nirvana for many. The choice is tantilizing - legendary Bora Bora, authentic Tahaa, spiritual Raiatea & Huahine the most feminine of them not forgetting magical Maupiti & the … [Read more...]

The Clinging Cave of Mt Otemanu

How many, JUST HOW MANY have stared in wonder at the cave clinging to the cliff-face of Mt Otemanu & dreamt of the views that it would offer, the excitement of discovery, how good it would be to just be there & said:  “I want to go … [Read more...]

Hawaiki Nui Va’a – History in the Making

The va’a (outrigger canoe) symbolizes the fundamental link between man & sea; in the case of Polynesians it represents the essence of their civilization. As the means by which Polynesians came to their lands the va’a also transported the plants … [Read more...]

Marathon Swimming to Bora Bora

Have you ever thought that climbing Everest was the greatest test of human endurance? Well consider this - since Hillary climbed Everest in 1953 almost 5000 others have done so; since Webb first swam the English Channel in 1875 only around 1000 have … [Read more...]