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Elaine’s Ephemera


Captain Cook welcomes you to this weird post

Captain Cook welcomes you to this weird post

As the trip draws to a close, I thought I’d share a few ‘homeless’ items that haven’t earned their own blog posts.  Sadly, this will give you a bit too much insight into how my mind works and what my interests are, so proceed at your own risk. Continue Reading →

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Things to do in paradise

When you find yourself in paradise, here are a few recommended activities:  You can

A few recommendations:

Hop the catamaran from downtown Papeete (instead of the slower ferry) for a 25 minute ride to Moorea.  Phone ahead for a taxi … everywhere.

On Moorea:  We stayed at the Moorea Pearl Resort;  it lived up to every star it received on various travel sites.

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Moorea – Paradise Regained!

“Nothing on Tahiti is so majestic as what faces it across the bay, for there lies the island of Moorea.  To describe it is impossible.  It is a monument to the prodigal beauty of nature.”  – James Michener, ‘Return to Paradise’, 1951

I couldn’t agree with Mr. Michener more, so to spare you my feeble attempts at describing paradise, please enjoy my feeble attempts at photographing it….

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