Articles with tag: australia cruises

We continue our tour around French Polynesia. After Bora Bora, we went to  the island of Tahiti . Local pigeons were constantly flying onto our veranda. This crab had gotten into the pool. Going to the remote island of Tahiti, passing by exotic Japan, we thought that we would arrive in...
Well, and now it’s high time to go where many travelers are longing to go; Tahiti and  Bora Bora ! For us, this journey seemed to be distant, mysterious, and seemingly unrealizable. But we did it. Bora Bora is the second largest island in French Polynesia after Tahiti. It is located 149...
This cruise was very affordable.  And here is a detailed report on the cruise "To the Aborigines, or a Total Solar Eclipse". Sydney - Brisbane - Hamilton Island - Mackay - Lifou (New Caledonia) - Isle of Pines - Noumea - Sydney We spent one day on the fauna of Australia...
You can purchase a snorkeling tour already on the shore, there are a lot of boat tours offers. But we didn't know about that and went on the big boat to swim with the sharks ($105 in 2014). And we weren't deceived! After dinner, we even managed to fit in another tour called " Moorea  in...
Papeete  is the capital of Polynesia. The island is large and the beautiful city is home to the Notre Dame Cathedral . We were there until midnight, so after dinner, we went for a walk and accidentally stumbled upon the Cathedral. People going there were well-dressed. We also went there...
Yes, you need a visa to get here. We found that out when we already returned from the shore - directly from the staircase we went to the meeting with the authorities. The officers greeted us kindly, asked if we knew that we needed the visa to French Polynesia. We had to get the island...
New Caledonia is the first island we visited during our cruise. We were in its capital  Noumea . You need a visa to go to the islands, but if you go there as part of a cruise, then the visa is not required! The island of New Caledonia is one of the largest islands in the Pacific Ocean...
Unfortunately, our tour to Beachcomber Island ($190 in 2014) was canceled, so we just went to the shore, to look at the surroundings. We were immediately picked up by one cheerful girl showing us the way to a shuttle bus. I instantly suspected that something was going wrong on the...
This is a very beautiful island ( Santo ), it belongs to France. The houses are well-kept here, landscapes are beautiful, people are educated. Cows walk around. The islanders believe with all their hearts that their beef is the best in the world. One American asked, why? - I do not know, -...
Luganville  is the second largest city in Vanuatu. It is situated on the  Espiritu-Santo  Island and is the capital of province Sanma. The population of the city is 10,738 people.  Luganville is one of the heavily loaded ports of Vanuatu. Moreover, it is a port of shipping...

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