Tag Archives: French Polynesia

Natasha is kicking herself today-Rangiroa in French Polynesia

I am kicking myself today.  With no dive buddy and no diving organized on the ship, I had given up on the idea of scuba diving in French Polynesia.  We are in Rangiroa and of course the first thing you … Continue reading

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Survivor of Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Today we arrived in the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, Nuku Hiva.  Nuku Hiva was the site for the 4th installment of the popular television show Survivor and has been written of by famed authors and poets … Continue reading

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Natasha does some cruise cooking-Sea Day on Oceania’s Marina

We don’t have many sea days on this cruise, but today was our first.  It is also our first day without rain so normally you would find me out at the pool all day.  However, I have signed up for … Continue reading

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Bora Bora in the South Pacific

We are in Bora Bora today with an overnight at this destination.  Originally the name was Pora Pora; there is no B in the Tahitian language, but visitors misheard it.  This is actually a smaller island than some of the … Continue reading

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Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

Day 4 and we are visiting our fourth island in the Society Islands in French Polynesia.  We are on Raiatea, the second largest of the society islands.  The traditional name for the island was Havai’i, until the name was adopted … Continue reading

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Moorea and Huahine, Society Islands in French Polynesia

We started our first full day aboard the Marina with a lifeboat drill, far too early on the day after a late arrival.  Today we have our first excursions on the island of Moorea.  Boris and I usually go together, … Continue reading

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Tahiti bound-Natasha goes native

I am going native with a trip to Tahiti and a cruise of French Polynesia.  This is the place of your romantic dreams of blue sky, beautiful clear waters, flowers, and thatched bungalows (with every convenience in my dreams).  Bet … Continue reading

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