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French Polynesia

Ia Orana,
To get in the right mood, feel free to listen to this song while reading =)

In case you are wondering where French Polynesia (Polynesia literally means ‚many islands‘) is, here we go: 846 more words


Sam bikes on an atoll, sees a shark, and stays active on a cruise ship, part 1

As Tracy blogged earlier today not all travel is alike when comes to fitness opportunities.

This week thanks to the world’s best sister in law I’m in the South Pacific on a cruise. 401 more words


Tuamotu Islands

Endless beaches and limpid blue seas teaming with life – a paradise for divers and nature lovers

Amazing white sand beaches lined with coconut trees, crystal clear lukewarm seas. 677 more words

French Polynesia

How to swim with sharks in French Polynesia

We recently had a debrief with our crew about swimming with sharks, and thought we’d share with you. Here’s what we have learned so far during our trip… 513 more words


Sharks circling the boat

No matter how many times we swim with blacktip sharks and realize they are harmless – when 5 or 6 sharks are circling the boat we can’t help but feel a tingle of Jaws-induced anxiety… Here Ben contemplates going for a dip in Fakarava, hoping he’s not going to turn into Been dip himself ;p


Hungry Wolves in a Food Desert

“You guys should bring protein powder and lots of granola bars. I’m not sure how much food we’ll be able to find out here…” I told Michael. 284 more words


Three great days in Fakarava

Some places are best described by the pictures… Fakarava is one of them.

The comment in the previous post from Ellen & David was telling: they said this was their best snorkeling & scuba from several years sailing around the world. 423 more words