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Bora Bora Jet ski Tour

The weather has improved! Jet skiing in Bora Bora was on the agenda today. I found  Maitra Jet Ski company online and decided to book directly through them prior to embarkation. One thing about the Oceania cruise line I do not like is that the side trips or excursion are outrageously priced.  It would have cost us $200 more per person to do a similar tour.  No thanks! Doing port research ahead of time can save a lot of money, especially in the more expensive ports like Bora Bora. After we got picked up at the pier, we were taken Read More

Rainy Day in Moorea

Today we were supposed to stop at the first island on our cruise itinerary- Moorea.  I’ve been here once before and really enjoyed it. Unfortunately Mother Nature had other plans and flooded the pier.  The ship was unable to tender in any passengers so we were stuck on the ship all day. Zero visibility in paradise It was raining so hard that there were waterfalls coming down the mountainsides- not normal.  There are not generally waterfalls here, so much rain has caused some mudslides on Moorea as well.  It was best we didn’t stop but I was very bummed. When Read More