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Anaho Bay to Hatiheu Bay Hike and Hikokua, Kaamuihei, & Tahakia Archaeological Site

We anchored in Anaho Bay because we are very well protected and the boat does not roll but wanted to see the sites in the neighboring bay called Hatiheu Bay. The Hatiheu Bay is commonly very uncomfortable. The bay is bigger and open to more swell so the boat would […]


Vaipaee Bay Ua Huka To Anaho Bay Nuku Hiva

We had already planned to set sail on Friday and meet Josh, from Fatu Hiva, in Nuku Hiva but Arii did not finish carving our beautiful wooden bowl until late on Friday. As we made our Saturday morning coffee we spotted a catamaran coming into the Vaipaee Bay anchorage and […]


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, […]


Fatu Hiva Is Lovely

As we raced the sun to get our anchor down we kept a steady pass of seven knots. We were surprised the wind did not disappear as we pulled in the lee of the island. We were attempting the south Fatu Hiva anchorage in front of the village Omoa. In […]


Makemo To Fatu-Hiva

Surprisingly our weather has become favorable to leave the Tuamotu Islands and try for the most easterly island of the Marquesas called Fatu-Hiva. This little window is coming at a bit of a price because to catch the east winds we need to motor for one day as far east […]