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Date: 25 Aug 2013 23:57:00
Title: To Moorea

To Cook’s Bay, Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia
 
 
 
 
 
 
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So we finally say farewell to Tahiti, leave the mooring ball at nearly eleven, feeling not a breath of wind. The weekend party boats were out in their number which made for a lovely sight.
 
 
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This beauty has her own coconut tree.
 
 
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The channel through the reef.
 
 
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Looking back at the mooring field.
 
 
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To our left.
 
 
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To our right, surf breaks over the coral.
 
 
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A chap bids us farewell.
 
 
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Clear of the reef the wind is all of five knots and the sea looks like a duck pond, motoring then....
 
 
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Moorea getting closer.
 
 
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Beez just about to turn left on the map.....
 
 
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...........which means the gap between the hills.
 
 
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An aerial view of Moorea.
 
 
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Catamarans at anchor just outside the entrance on our left and to our right people cooling off in the shallow water.
 
 
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A modest house until you see it’s half way up a steep hill.
 
 
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The Bay, we see four masts and take in the impressive view.
 
 
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One of the most beautiful bays we have seen.
 
 
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Nearing the anchorage we see Alexes.
 
 
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The guide book said to head for the church, there are two as next door neighbours.
 
 
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As we anchor we look up to see this house right at the top, what a view they must have.
 
 
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Settled, Dave and Jenny come over, it’s after three, must be beer o’clock then.
 
 
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ALL IN ALL THE MOST DRAMATIC BACKDROP
                      STUNNING AND VERY QUIET

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