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Crazy Man In Hakahau (Daniel’s) Bay Nuku Hiva Vaipo Waterfall Hike

We arrived yesterday after a sweet sail from Ua Pou, but we did not make it in time to finish the 2-hour Vaipo waterfall hike before nightfall. Along the way, we met Kua (Koo-awe) and she asked if we were interested in exchanging goods like olive oil and chocolate cake […]

Hokule’a Visits Ua Pou

A couple of day ago we motor sailed from Haahopu Bay Nuku Hiva to the main town Hakahau Bay Ua Pou. We went to town and immediately started to provision for our finally weeks in the Marquesas and the trip back to Hawaii. We were pleasantly surprised to here from […]

Haahopu Bay Nuku Hiva Marquesas

On our way from the Uncharted Bay north Nuku Hiva we trolled a line and as we rounded the point near the airport we caught another 40 lbs yellow-fin tuna. During the last tuna canning session outside of Anaho Bay we defrosted the freezers and realized we had a lot […]

Marquesas Surf And Turf

For the most of Sara’s life she has eaten out and hardly ever prepared meals at home. Cooking has always been this novel thing that one day she would learn how to do so she collected cookbooks. She has onboard almost 50 different styles of cookbooks. Her favorite cookbook is […]

Vaipaee Bay Ua Huka

Ua Huka is one of the normal islands we have experienced in French Polynesia. As you walk around you can tell that the small villages care about the appearance of their island and take care of garbage or old houses. The primary road are well maintained around the entire island, […]

Atuona To Hanamenu Bay Hiva Oa

Yesterday we took a break from provisioning and trying to find an internet connection to enjoy our first tour. We were so happy that we did because we found out later that a car rental cost the same as the tour for the two of us. We were accompanied by […]

Tahuata To Atuona Hiva Oa

We met Kalino, the wood carver, around 9 AM only to be heart broken that his engraving machine had shorted because all of the rain. We were so excited about the work we had commissioned because he is so talented. Kalino was very kind to fix the strings of the […]

Octopus Hunting Tahuata Marquesas

When first arriving in Hapatoni Bay we saw a man beating something with all of his might against the reef, as it turned out he had found an octopus and chose to tenderize it by beating it vigorously against the reef. Josh, a cruising friend we met in Fatu Hiva, […]