Adventures of Maia | We are in French Polynesia!
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We are in French Polynesia!

We enjoyed a full day at Hanamoenoa Bay, it is a beautiful tropical bay. Temperatures are in the 80’s, the water is refreshing (it is easy to get cold if you stay in too long.) A white crescent beach is backed by lots of greenery. Huge Coconut Palm trees stand above it all.

Last night, we all had a FULL nights sleep after 26 days! The wind has picked up today, so we have been moving around a bit on our anchor, but it is lovely. Our main order of business was to rest and re-group, do some laundry and go into shore.

Late afternoon we pumped up the dingy, took it off the deck and put it into the water. We had a nice row to shore and a perfect beach landing. We had a little celebration, pictures taken, went for a swim and walked along the beautiful sandy beach and enjoyed a green flash at Sunset!

I think it is finally setting in. We crossed the Pacific and are now in French Polynesia!!!

How far did we go? April 24, 9 miles 😉

  • Caroline Penn
    Posted at 20:26h, 04 May Reply

    Hi everyone – thanks so much for your blog. I have made copies for Hannah and ” the record”‘
    Must be so exciting to cross the equator and find those beautiful islands.
    I hope you have fair winds and smooth sailing for your next leg.
    Rest up.
    Caroline (Hannah’s mum)

  • Ruth sullivan
    Posted at 07:19h, 11 May Reply

    Great blog Laura! Get some sleep.

  • Maxwell Boyle
    Posted at 16:55h, 21 May Reply

    Congratulations guys!
    Max (we met in La Cruz 🙂 )

  • Karen Nelson
    Posted at 08:23h, 23 May Reply

    I just read all the posts from start to finish. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. I enjoyed these immensely!

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