Photos for Journal 11 -Tahuata and Hiva Oa
The Marquesas are
located between 8
and 30 deg. South,
and 138 to 142 West
The beautiful Hana Moe Noa beach on Tahuata,  our first landfall after
crossing the Pacific. This turned out to be one of our favorite
anchorages, we returned there no less than 5 times!
Glen enjoying a meal in the
cockpit.... nearly all of our meals
are eaten outside.
laundry..a challenge on the boat,
particularly in rainy season
Treated to a spectacular sunset
Cove at Resoltion Bay. One of
Capt. James Cook's anchorages.
The fabulous stained glass window, and magnificent
doors of the Catholic Church.
Children playing in the river
Resolution Bay where the dingy
anchor got stuck twice in one
This is the young lady who went  
after our stuck dingy anchor .No
problem going into 25 feet of water.  
What a smile..................
Heva Oa
Skipper checking out
Beautiful flowers
abound in the islands..
We never saw the top of the
mountain in Hiva Oa... as viewed
from the boat
This is Saul, the hearing impaired
round the world solo sailor. Check
him out at silentvoyage(r).com. He
has quite a story to tell
GT buying fresh fruit from Felix, while Christine is watching the
transaction. These people lead a very simple and happy life....
Christine had accidentally burned down the house, and they were
awaiting another, arriving in kit form on the supply ship!
The grave of painter Paul Gauguin
in Nuku Hiva, where he lived with
young girls for many years!
Rainbow over the anchorage in Hiva Oa - a lovely
island but a terrible shallow rolly anchorage
The lush vegetation on the island
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First walk on land after 25
days at sea - why isn't this
stuff moving?!