Polynesian Paradise - Part 1 August 4th 2006 The Cook Islands
We flew from LA on a flight bound for Auckland with stops at Pape’ete on Tahiti and Rarotonga, the main island of the Cook Islands and our destination.
After a short hop from Pape’ete we arrived in Rarotonga, and I was giddy with excitement. There was an announcer guy in the airport whose various duties seemed to involve singing local songs and intermittently d ... read more
Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The e... ... read more
We're off on a 13 month trip round the world - first port of call being 3 months in Whistler...
If we get round to it, we'll keep you up to date using this TravelBlog - no idea whether we will or not!... full info