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The Place of New Beginnings

PART 51:

Three Weeks Later

The sugar white sand beach on the island of Bora Bora seemed to glow with a magnificence and brilliance unmatched anywhere else on Earth. 3,634 more words


Light Winds and Squalls

We should not complain too much. We like light winds more than heavy ones with the ruff sea. But first, before thinking of leaving we have to repair the damage those squalls did to our boat. 658 more words



Singapore dockyard is the chosen venue for a current ongoing refit of the boutique M/S Paul Gauguin.

The 19,000 ton luxury ship has cruised exclusively in the waters around… 218 more words

Stylish, Elegant Travel With Some Delightful Twists And Surprises...

Archaeology at Hanamiai

Now that I’ve been in the Marquesas for three weeks I feel like I have a large enough handle on the archaeology work we are doing to finally write about it for all of you readers out there. 728 more words

Hiva OA

This tiny island was really crowded about 100 years ago. There was about 200.000 persons here and we saw the places where they came together and had their carnevals. 226 more words


Bastille Day

A holiday celebrating France’s nationhood, the Marquesans use the 14th of July – Bastille Day – as an excuse to drink and hold friendly competitions. The festivities began around 9 AM with the raising of the flags outside of the town hall. 959 more words

Finally an Island in view after 37 days

We invested in the Spot Connect to be able to send messages via satellite every day. We baought all the extra options to be sure it would be enough. 410 more words