Tahiti – Mutiny, Pearls and Shopping

Tahiti – Mutiny, Pearls and Shopping

Mutiny on the Bounty Fletcher Christian and the Bounty crew were so fired up about Tahiti, it sparked a mutiny. After all, the island is famous for its beauty – and not just that of the land. Such was the allure of the Tahitian women that some of the Bounty crew...
Toau

Toau

Anse Amyot After our wild ride through the north pass at Fakarava, it was a relief to enjoy the gentle sea state and helpful winds blowing us in the direction of Toau. With just the genoa flying and Lady Jane gently rolling along, we reached our destination by...
Fakarava – Pedalling, Pearls and Sharks

Fakarava – Pedalling, Pearls and Sharks

Fakarava Fakarava’s north pass is wide enough to fit a cruise ship through it – sideways. And it’s just as well. The island measures around 30×12 nautical miles, so that’s a lot of water sloshing in and out at the change of tide. After a...