We all know about Tahiti from our childhood thanks to a parrot from a cartoon. Why did the cartoon makers choose this very place? That’s not clear, as all French Polynesia is famous for its remarkable nature, turquoise water and Tiaré Flower aroma.
Here we pass again through the already familiar narrow passage at the designated time.
Our meeting with Sedov gave us a sea . . . no . . . an ocean of sensations, meetings, stories, and new friends. We will tell you about everything gradually as soon as the first emotions settle down. And now, thanks to our stay in an area with good Internet coverage, our backlogs – adventures in the Tuamotu Archipelago (French Polynesia).
Kirill, in his turn, asked how we were, ‘’They say you‘ve met Sedov?”
“Yes,” Lena answered, “And it was like this:
It’s been several days of my attempts to write a post about our meeting with Barque Sedov. All of them failed. Just oh and ah and an idiotic dreamy smile. Guys, it’s impossible to describe it, you should see it yourself. Hold the wheel, walk along the deck, feel awesome about the incredible number of sails and, hence, all kinds of ropes aboard, climb the rope ladders. Four unforgettable days. Morning. Our first meeting with Sedov at sea.
We are still going through customs and haven’t talked yet, but everything is ahead …
Today we’re leaving the friendly bay and town of Taiohae, but will still stay a couple of days on the island of Nuku Hiva – we’re going to a bay, where they promise us a 300-meter waterfall, and then to the Tuamotu Archipelago.
We passed some mysterious coordinates en route from the Marquesas Islands to the Tuamotu Archipelago. 143 degrees west longitude.
October 31, Halloween.
Celebration was to be held in a neighboring village that’s a long way on foot. It was dark and scary. Having no car and not knowing the way, we decided to sail there. We started preparations beforehand, as we needed to make costumes and warm up.
Here we are at the Marquesas Islands. Early morning of October 18, we anchored in the Taiohae Bay on the island of Nuku Hiva. 3,056 nautical miles and 28 days en route are behind.