We left Raiatea
yesterday after lunch. Despite being pinned against the town Quay, we were
able to get off.
We headed for the Island of Tahaa
to a bay called Bae de Haamene and picked up a free mooring buoy outside Hotel
This sounded very nice as it is a turtle sanctuary on
site and various tourist attractions.
We called through on our VHF for permission to pick
up one of their mooring buoys and a nice voice replied in French accent ‘You
We waited for the next shower to finish and then
jumped in the dinghy to head ashore and check out the bar.
Our timing was not quite right and the sea a bit
rough with all the wind so we were soaking wet when we got to the dinghy
We asked if the bar was open and were told yes of
course and then proceeded to turn the lights on and the music on.
We had a couple of beers and then decided to head
back to the boat before it got too dark.
As soon as we left, the lights got turned off and all
This place is showing the signs of having seen better
Last night was very windy and horizontal rain..
reminds us of the Caribbea!!!
We left this morning and we are now on a mooring buoy
outside a yacht club, which unfortunately is shut.
We have had some strong winds and showers but we are
now enjoying a bit of a break in the weather…