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Snorkeling in Rangiroa

Rangiroa Snorkeling is the Best!

Snorkeling in Rangiroa

Updated 11.01.2018:  I’m standing in the warm tropical waters of French Polynesia giggling as hundreds of colorful fish flit around me in the crystal clear water. I’ve never seen anything like it. When I stand up to clear my mask, Alan does the same. We both look at each other and say, “Rangiora snorkeling is the […]

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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. Updated 02.01.2019: Swimming with Stingrays in Moorea 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 […]

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Saturday’s scene: Paradise in the Moorea lagoon

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Alan and I have cruised through the islands of Tahiti on two occasions. Each time, we were mesmerized by the deep blue colors, abundant sea life and soothing tropical water that is the Moorea lagoon. This photo is from our first trip when we were on a cruise excursion to swim with the stingrays. It […]

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Snorkeling at Moon Reef on a private excursion in Fiji

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Updated 03.01.2015 “We’ve booked a private cruise excursion to go snorkeling at Moon Reef when we dock in Suva, Fiji. There’s room in the minivan for two more. Would you like to go with us?” asked Randy, one of our new cruising friends on Seabourn Odyssey.  Of course Alan and I said yes to an […]

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Boomer Adventure on the Kona Coast

Updated 02.01.2014 Snorkeling is one of our favorite active travel experiences. Add a fast ride in the ocean on a zodiac raft and Alan and I are in adventure heaven. During our 2012 Seabourn Odyssey cruise from Sydney to Los Angeles, we had several snorkeling opportunities; but the cruise excursion with Captain Zodiac in Kona, […]

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Saturday’s scene: Going UnderWater in Alaska

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For all of our baby boomer readers who’ve wondered, “Where is Alan?” He’s back! After several months of settling into his Montana office (and covering for me so that I could attend to blogging and writing duties during our move) Alan is ready to get back to work at My Itchy Travel Feet. Today, he […]

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Adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

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Updated 12.12.2018:  If you’re on a trip to the Hawaiian Islands, don’t miss the adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali coast. I know you’ve seen it, even if you’ve never been to Kauai. Photos of the jagged coastline appear in almost every travel article about this scenic Hawaiian island. It’s one of our favorite boomer adventures in […]

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Swimming with stingrays in Moorea

Swimming with the stingrays in French Polynesia

Swimming with stingrays in Moorea

Do you have a favorite travel activity that you repeat whenever there’s an opportunity? Alan and I like to go swimming with the stingrays. In fact, we enjoy it so much that we’ve been swimming with them once in Bora Bora and twice in Moorea. All three of our experiences were based upon a cruise […]

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