A little more sailing

French Polynesia's flag
Oceania » French Polynesia » Fatu Hiva
April 10th 2008
Published: April 10th 2008
Edit Blog Post

Well we have now completed our big Pacific Crossing and are in Fatu Hiva in the Marquesas. We also have a new crew member on board Marga so we are five again only this time the women outnumber the men, Yes dad is surrounded by females again storey of his life.
Pictures included are from Galapogos to Niku Hiva.

Additional photos below
Photos: 12, Displayed: 12


Giant tortoiseGiant tortoise
Giant tortoise

We went on giant tortoise safari in Galapogos we even got a pair of black wellies for the occasion.

Lynne climbing trough Lava Tunnels on Santa Cruz Island in Galapogos
Guests on boardGuests on board
Guests on board

In Galapogos non of the animals seemed to be shy of humans, Neils inqusitive visitor

One of the many sunsets we saw on the Pacific Passage
On watchOn watch
On watch

Mike and Jane on night watch, Pacific Crossing.
More RepairsMore Repairs
More Repairs

Neil up the mast due to a ripped jib, on the pacific passage, all good fun at sea.
Happy Birthday NeilHappy Birthday Neil
Happy Birthday Neil

Birthday Pacific Style, You still get cakes with your age on them mid pacific

Arriving in Nuku Hiva, administrative capital of the Marquesas.
Nuku HivaNuku Hiva
Nuku Hiva

Sacred Site

The harbour we are anchored in Nuku Hiva
Church in Nuku HivaChurch in Nuku Hiva
Church in Nuku Hiva

Marga has now joined us onboard and Jane and Marga head straight for church to pray for good wind and perfect spinnaker conditions
Regular dip in the seaRegular dip in the sea
Regular dip in the sea

Lynne, Marga and Neil go swimming off the boat again. Its fab in the heat just to dive in.

Tot: 2.215s; Tpl: 0.049s; cc: 7; qc: 66; dbt: 0.0469s; 2; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb