Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Moorea, Huahine and Bora Bora
Sea view when arriving at Moorea.
Cooks bay, just the same as captain Cook saw it more then 200 years ago.
Our transport for one day, around the island is 67 km.
Tahiti seen from Moorea.
Resort at Moorea, after the crisis, they had a hard time, several were closed down in Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora.
Visiting some friends in Moorea at the marina.
View point .
Looking at Cooks bay, from the view point.
In the forest.
Very green and beautiful island.
Here they are growing pine apple.
Huahine is also surrounded by a reef.
Bay in Huanine.
Typical for the kanoo's in the pacific is the outrigger.
In Huahine I bought my second beer in the pacific, with happy hour 1,5 liter for less then 10 usd, a bargain.
Celebraiting Regis (on the right) 35 birthday.
As everywhere in French Polynesie, good maintained streets.
They say Bora Bora is the most beautiful island in the Pacific, I don't know because we saw only 8 islands in French polynesie, maybe it is so.
some little boats lifted out of the water.
There are plenty manta's in Bora, the watch the manta population very close, in the tourist office you can see the evolution of the manta population.
Photo of group manta's taken from the boat, when we were moving to another spot.
The Bora bora village, The whole island and surrounded islets, are is in the tourist business, The rich and famous come here to relax.
This is a part of the Hilton resort.
white beaches and blue turquois water, sun and sand.
Probably both very tired from working whole day.
Road around the island
The dinghy dock at restaurant "bloody Mary" here come the rich and famous to eat.
The rich and famous who eat at bloody Mary get their name on a board, which is placed outside the restaurant.
Us at Bloody Mary, we had a hamburger lunch, we were the only famous people at that moment.
Sunset at Bora Bora.