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Swimming with stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with Stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with stingrays is our favorite South Pacific cruise excursion. Period. Alan and I have cruised the South Pacific four times, and on each sailing, we look forward to connecting with these gentle sea creatures. And if we had to pick one location in French Polynesia that’s a favorite, swimming with stingrays in Moorea would […]

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The tropical view from Papeete, Tahiti

Taking the Circle Tour in Papeete

The tropical view from Papeete, Tahiti

We should have listened when our travel advisor warned us about bus excursions in tropical climates like the South Pacific. She was right. Hot, humid weather and a crowded bus excursion are not a good mix. And this was certainly the case on a Papeete cruise excursion, “Tahiti’s Natural Treasures,” operated by Regent Seven Seas when […]

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Nuku Hiva

Cruising to Nuku Hiva

Nuku Hiva

Updated 03.01.2015 Have you been to Nuku Hiva? Nuka whatta? Part of the Marquesas Islands group in the South Pacific, this is not your typical island in French Polynesia. Instead of resorts with over-the-water-bungalows and broad beaches, baby boomers will find a rugged landscape with horses roaming free and a definite off-the-beaten-path feel. Most baby […]

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Breaking for Spring

Kiawah-Island-South-Carolina

The sun is shining and the birds seem to be twittering, “It’s time for a Spring Break.” College students head to sun-baked beaches while families take time out for a spring adventure at Disney or perhaps one last skiing trip. Baby boomers don’t want to be left out. So where do we travel on spring break? […]

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4-wheel-drive excursion Raiatea

Dreaming of Raiatea

4-wheel-drive excursion Raiatea

Updated 03.01.2015 Cruise visitors to French Polynesia usually find their adventure in the aquamarine lagoons of Bora Bora or Moorea. But itineraries that include Raiatea offer baby boomer travelers the chance to explore a lesser known tropical paradise. When Alan and I visited, while on a Regent cruise from Los Angeles to Sydney, we opted […]

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