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’
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
On our first night on Aitutaki we were exhausted from our travel (a 45 min flight) from Rarotonga. So, we decided to go out for dinner and we did not have to go far. Right next door to Aretai Villas is a wonderful little open air, beachfront restaurant called Puffy's. The food is much better… Continue reading Puffy’s Beach Bar and Grill
Come, stay a while... the soft breeze beckons. Relax in my turquoise waves... the sea calls! Sit and enjoy my warmth... the sun hails to all…. and so it is. Snuggled into a coconut palm acreage, lapped by an azure sea, with the friendliest people in the world, Aretai Villas, on the island of Aitutaki;… Continue reading Aretai Villas… live the dream…feel the magic!
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
How Do You Get to the Cook Islands?Well, some adventurers do a simple flight (non-stop 7.5 hours) from Los Angeles, USA to Rarotonga, Cook Islands on Air New Zealand. This once a week flight (departing LA on Saturday, departs Raro on Friday) gives those who want a quick get-away the chance to experience Roratonga for… Continue reading I’ve been asked
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…