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Tahuata and Fatu Hiva in Photos

If a photo is worth a thousand words here are 39,000 of them for you. We are currently in the metropolis of Taiohae on Nuku Hiva and enjoying the WIFI available here as well as precious fresh veggies (as long as you get up at 3:30 am for the early morning — late night? — market). Tomorrow we’re off to explore the more remote anchorages on this lovely island and will be back to HAM radio postings for a bit… stories from Ua Pou and Nuku Hiva coming soon I promise.


  1. Kyra says:

    Beautiful photos!! Love to see you all enjoying the South Pacific… 🙂

  2. […] Fatu Hiva, oh my, Fatu Hiva. She is the mystical queen lying in the southernmost corner of the islands. The breathtaking green pillars of her crown rise straight out of the sea. She can be a little difficult and doesn’t seem to welcome visitors; you have to anchor on a tiny ledge off one of her strikingly steep vales. But once you creep ashore and gaze upon her unbelievable beauty – towering peaks, deep dark green valleys, waterfalls, powerful rock sculptures – you know you are surrounded by magic. She is called the most beautiful island in the world. I believe that. Hitching a ride is easy in the Marquesas, in fact the locals will practically demand you get in the back of their pickup when they see you walking with kids. […]