Yes, it is totally possible to travel to French Polynesia on a budget! Before going there I was thinking everything would be crazy expensive. We all have in our mind the images of luxury hotels on lagoons, and couples on their honeymoon drinking a cocktail in front of the sunset. Anyway, I thought French Polynesia … More French Polynesia on a budget
As I had not planned my trip to French Polynesia that much, I could not go to Maupiti as all flights were full because of the high season there. So after Fakarava and Rangiroa, I decided to go dive to a third atoll, Tikehau. View from the plane. Rangiroa to Tikehau. I had high hopes as many years back, Cousteau … More Diving Tikehau
There are few places in the world where you feel a strong connection to. Rangiroa is definitively one of the places I have liked the most since I started this trip in December, along with Itacare in Brazil. And my favorite island in the Tuamotus, diving was the best I have had. I think a … More Rangiroa, my favorite island in the Tuamotus
So, what it’s like to dive in Fakarava? In one word: fantastic!! I have done 4 dives just outside the north pass and in the north pass in the last 2 days with Thibault and Marion from O2 Fakarava. Fakarava atoll on the lagoon side. The least I can say is that I have not been … More So… what it’s like to dive in Fakarava?
…comme si je ne l’étais déjà pas assez! French will understand. Two hours after I finished my last post on Timor Leste, I started feeling cold (strange with an average of 30 degrees there), and body ache. And yes I visited for you …Dili Stamford hospital! They confirmed that was dengue. I am skipping all … More Atauro, Timor Leste – 10 things to do in the island, and… dengue
Already 10 days in Timor Leste. I had thought of diving there for many years now, but with the country fighting for its independence, I kept on postponing it, thinking, one day I will be there! (Have a look at my map page if you wonder where it is.) Three weeks ago I discovered Blue … More Already 10 days in Timor Leste, volunteering with Blue Ventures
Something I want to do for a very long time is my divemaster. I have been lucky to dive in some amazing places in the world, I remember the wrecks of Coron in Philippines, the Raja Ampat manta dives, the Surin & Similan Islands where I saw a whaleshark and many more places in the … More Picking a place to do my divemaster