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The Pacific

Anyone who reads this blog knows that I have a thing about journeys and I do get caught up into the history of these routes. 503 more words


Tahiti Part 1

Ia Orana! It’s been a while since I’ve had any internet so catching up on my blog- I’ll do a batch post of all of the rest once I arrive in Pitcairn (I leave today!)… but here we go back in time for a little catch up. 1,409 more words

Journey Of A Lifetime

'Le Bain de Loti'

Both George and the Russian Byzantinist Alexander Vasilieff (who accompanied him at the beginning of his Tahitian visit) greatly admired Le Mariage de Loti, the autobiographical novel by Julien Viaud published in 1880. 266 more words

George Calderon

Prisoners on the motu

His eyes widened as he threw one hand across his mouth in horror. The lights flickered and thunder rumbled in the background as he gasped the prophetic warning; 671 more words


South Pacific 2015 - Papeete On Board Mariner

After checking out of the hotel it was time to embark the Regent Seven Seas Mariner. The ship is looking good, a new paint job and new carpets throughout make her look a feel a bit younger than last year when I was on board. 84 more words

2015 South Pacific

South Pacific 2015 - Papeete

Before boarding Mariner I had a day and half in Papeete, unfortunately the combination of the effects from my travel and the poor weather, I did not get to explore the island, but I did explore the Intercontinental Resort. 357 more words