snrfluffy

To share tales about my travels and stories

Pago Pago – one view two different times of day November 27, 2017

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We are experiencing the joys of the wet season and boy does it dump it down when it rains

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A day at sea November 24, 2017

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Brisk walk on the deck at 6.30am, breakfast in the grand Dining Room then a talk on the history of Cultured Pearls more especially Tahitian Pearls, then off to a cooking demo then a winning spell on the slots followed by lunch. Now day dreaming on our veranda.8

 

Bora Bora November 22, 2017

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The scenery is stunning, so many little islands, luxurious hotels. But the reality is their economy is in decline and 6 of the 16 hotels have closed and are becoming derelict in this humid tropical climate. Everything here is hideously expensive except for the beautiful fruit and flowers. A very basic cotton type dyed poncho was US$50. Needless to say to didn’t purchase,

 

Raiatea very beautiful

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But no real beaches here.

 

Papeete looks nice at night from our cabin but was still a dive, pretty much as we found it many years ago November 20, 2017

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Moorea. Rained most of the morning, we went ashore briefly as we had spent 10 days here many, many years ago

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Melbourne Cup celebrations at Lauriston  November 7, 2017

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We had a great time, lots of bubbles, strawberries and delicious nibbles. “it’s All About The Hat” was the theme and I was pleased to be placed third in the women’s competition.  Didn’t win any sweepstakes but we had a great time. Took one photo in the mirror to show off my hat, I am rubbish at selfies so this was the best I could do.

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