Tag Archives: Moorea

C’est Ma Fete

(Opunohu Bay, Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia) Happy Birthday to Me! Although a lady never tells her age I will say this is the first year I’ve been a little unsettled about my new number. Boo-hoo. Poor me. I know. Though I feel it’s a point worth noting – at least as something to look […]

Play with the Fish, Eat the Fish, Emulate the Fish

(Opunohu Bay, Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia) Foregoing the bleak weather in Haapiti’s anchorage, we moved around to the north side of Moorea yesterday and dropped hook in the crowded, yet beautiful, Opunohu Bay. We actually didn’t venture deep into the near 2 mile long bay, we joined the crowd in the turquoise waters just […]

Lumpy Waves in Picturesque Haapiti

(Haapiti, Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia) Let me first say that our crossed-fingers trick only got us as far as 6 am the following morning in Papeete. Yesterday we were awakened by the loud-speaker of a very large tugboat kindly asking us to get the hell out-of-the-way. As expected, anchoring was not allowed in that […]