2014 Hawaii/Tahiti Cruise Photos

(photos from newest to oldest)


December 18, 2014 - Papeete, French Polynesia


December 17, 2014 - Rangiroa, French Polynesia

Coming into Rangiroa

Morey eel Sticking it's head out

 


December 16, 2014 - Fakarava, French Polynesia

Oyster Shells

By request, a photo of the Mickey/Minnie Travel Watch
(Best I can do with room lighting)

 


December 15, 2014 - Sea Day

(No Photos)


December 14, 2014 - Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia - Day 2

(No photos)


December 13, 2014 - Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia - Day 1

Notre Dame Cathedral

Doors of Notre Dame Cathedral

Herman Melville Memorial

"Nature's Rhythm Trio"

Poor Piggy


December 12, 2014 - Sea Day
(No photos)


December 11, 2014 - Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Day 2

 

 

 

 

 


December 10, 2014 - Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Day 1


December 9, 2014 - Raiatea, French Polynesia

Musicians greeting us

Pearl Farm

Bananas

Crossing the river

In the crater

Cocoanut Trees

Our guide, Maria on the right

Vanilla Beans

Marae Tapuipapiuatea

Crabs at the Marae

Downed Tree in the road

Flowers from the market

..and because everyone is asking...
Rummikub!


December 8, 2014 - Moorea, Society Islands, French Polynesia

Stands at the pier


December 7, 2014 - Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Our Catamaran

Society Pin and bag

The pin

Photo of us on our balcony (from Marsha and Cheryl's)


December 6, 2014 - Bora, Bora, French Polynesia

Dolphins welcoming us

Over water hotel rooms

The Paul Gauguin (a former Regent ship)

Our "Beach Break" stop

Cheryl and Marsha

Stingray stop

Downtown

Lorraine, Cruise Director

The locals aboard for the Tahitian Folkloric Show


December 5, 2014 - Fakarava, French Polynesia

A drawing of Fakarava, an atoll. We entered where it says "Toau"
and anchored where the upper right anchor is.

Our tender

Welcoming with flowers

Welcoming with music

The town church

The inner side of the atoll where we snorkeled

The ocean side of the atoll

We are not sure what the tower is used for

Matt doing his photo thing while departing Fakarava

Signed Equator Crossing Certificate

Full Moon from our balcony


December 4, 2014 - Sea Day

(No Photos)


December 3, 2014 - Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Our greeters in Taiohae

Iria (Destinations Manager) with Matt

Kimi, our guide

All the 4X4's

Overlooking Taiohae Bay

Taipivai Overlook

Piki Vehine sacred site

Hooumi Beach

In Taiohae

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Taiohae


December 2, 2014 - Sea Day #4 - Equator Crossing Ceremony

Yes, for first time, I decided to make it official and "Kiss the Fish"

 


December 1, 2014 - Sea Day #3 - Country Fair


November 29 & 30, 2014 - Sea Days #1and #2

(No Photos)


November 28 2014 - Hilo, Hawaii

Heated cove

McKenzie State Park

BBQ lunch stop

Star of the Sea Painted Church

Lava field once Kaimyu Bay

Eric Leifer, our guide



Above photos by Eric Leifer of the Pu'u O'o volcano vent, Kilauea Volcano
 


November 27 2014 - Kahului, Maui, Hawaii

Morning Rainbow at Kahului

Krechelle, our tour guide

Matt taking photos

Irrigation Ditch

Narrow walkways

Our lunch spot

The trail

More trail

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THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE


November 26, 2014 - Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii



Inside Diamond Head Crater

Toothcomb

Hanauma Bay

Halona Blowhole

Beach used in "From Here To Eternity" and
"Pirates of the Caribbean"

Makapau Beach

Ulupo Heiau now

Drawing of what it was then

Pali lookout

Dove

Brazilian Red Crested Cardinal

Danny Couch


November 24, 2014 - Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii
 

Lawai Kai Bay

Hospitality Room at Allerton Gardens

Sam, our tour guide

From "Pirates of the Caribbean 4"

From "Jurrasic Park" (see below)

"Spouting Horn"

Sunset at departure

 


November 24, 2014 - Sea Day #5


November 23, 2014 - Sea Day #4

Appetizers

Lunch samples

Executive Chef Aurelien Demelyet

Sauces and Stocks

Desserts

 


November 22, 2014 - Sea Day #3

No Photos


November 21, 2014 - Sea Day #2

Matt's Arrangements


November 20, 2014 - Sea Day

With Captain Felice Patruno


November 19, 2014 - Long Beach/Embarkation Day

With Cheryl and Marsha

Our Welcome Aboard plate

Beautiful flowers sent by Brenda

The returning orchids


November 18, 2014 - Long Beach

Lunch at PF Chang's

Dinner with Michael Grenie


 

The Mariner

Our Cabin Circled in Red

Cabin Layout
Suite: 561 Sq. Ft.
Balcony: 286 Sq. Ft.

Our Cabin

Our Hotel in Long Beach