‘Aitutaki Community Cat Project’

Cats, cats, and more cats... The 'Aitutaki Community Cat Project' is a group of veterinarians, vet techs, nurses, and helpers who have been coming to Aitutaki for the last couple of years to de-sex local and feral cats on the island. To say there was a cat problem was an understatement. But, there was a… Continue reading ‘Aitutaki Community Cat Project’

Te King Lagoon Tours

Our property manager recommended Te King Lagoon Tours and he was right on the money! A door to door pick-up and delivery, towels provided, snorkel gear provided (but we carry our own), and an amazing lunch provided as well. Our Captain Tia The tour stops at four to five places on the famous Aitutaki lagoon… Continue reading Te King Lagoon Tours

Tamanu Beach Resort – Island Night

If there is a good show on the island of Aitutaki then this is it! The Tamanu Beach Resort has a wonderful cultural show (with local club dancers) and a fabulous Polynesian (30 item) buffet dinner. We took a chance on getting seats for the Thursday night and were rewarded! The Temanu Beach Resort is… Continue reading Tamanu Beach Resort – Island Night

Amazing Aitutaki

There are few places in the world where we can say we have had a better welcome than Aitutaki. We were met at the airport by Trip, a lovely lady, who took time from her day to help out a friend. She was just bubbly and full of life, regaling us with tales of the… Continue reading Amazing Aitutaki

Club Rora Sunday Bar-B-Que at Rumba

Well, we decided not to 'go out' for dinner and instead try the Rumba beach front restaurant for the Sunday bar-b-que and it was not a mistake. We went early to get a sea side table and to get a glimpse of what was being offered. The salad buffet looked awesome and the sauces looked… Continue reading Club Rora Sunday Bar-B-Que at Rumba

Ahhh… lazy days… sea, sand, and surf!

Holiday should be a laid back period of time when you don't 'have to' do anything…and so it is! Beautiful sunny skies, a blue sea, white waves that turn to turquoise with each roll and a light breeze to keep it all cool enough to enjoy! Yes, that's what I am talking about. Turquoise rollers… Continue reading Ahhh… lazy days… sea, sand, and surf!

Roratonga Night Food Market

You all know how I love a good market, and even more so a food market with all kinds of prepared deliciousness. Well, Roratonga has one and yes we went. Oven baked pizza anyone? It was heaven (as far as food goes) there were many different offerings from curries to garlic shrimp (with veggies served… Continue reading Roratonga Night Food Market

Getting a round Roratonga

The island of Roratonga is a circle…yup…round as a ball…well maybe not a ball…but pretty close. This means that the main road goes around in a circle (clockwise or anticlockwise) and so do the public buses. It is a well known fact that you can go either way most times of the day either 'on-the-hour'… Continue reading Getting a round Roratonga

And the next adventure begins

Our flights from Canada to the Cook Islands were interesting (to say the least), changed three times by Air New Zealand (and they forgot to re-assign our premium seats - but that is another post - check it out), a grueling 45 hours! It would not have been quite that long if we had not… Continue reading And the next adventure begins

Take up where we left off…

It seems that the time flies too fast and that we get caught up in the swiftness of the current of life and sometimes we need to just take a moment to …breathe… inhale…exhale…repeat slowly. This is a listing of what is coming to the ‘fill-in-the-blanks” section over the past year. Some of these travels… Continue reading Take up where we left off…