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Date: 21 Jan 2009 20:31:00
Title: 31. An Invitation for a Day trip to Vava'u with the King's Beech 18

An Invitation for a Day trip to Vava'u with the King's Beech 18 

That day, Peter Goldstern had to fly a few important people up to Vava'U and back,
and we were kindly invited to join them on this trip.

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Lots of small beautiful islands on our way up north


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The cockpit of this nice, from Peter well maintained a pampered 1946 vintage aircraft

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A last check of a spark plug seal on the right P&W 450 HP radial engine before departure home
from Vava'U.



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The Warf and our restaurant where we enjoyed lunch that day

A by German managed resort on the east coast of Vava'U

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On our flight back to Fua'Amotu we passed this active volcano on Tofua Island


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It is still boiling in here!

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This is the coast in the Island , on which
Lt. Bligh and part of the officers and crew were
left adrift from.

 

 

The mutiny on the Bounty occurred aboard a British Royal Navy ship on 28 April 1789,
and has been commemorated by several books, films, and popular songs, ...

 



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