A Taste of the Marquesas

Everyone who arrives here in the Marquesas via yacht has done the hard yards in some form or another but it is well worth the effort. There are so many beautiful places to visit and each of the six islands are unique. I just tried to up load a gallery of pictures to give an overview of the sights we have seen so far but at the last minute it failed. So I will try and upload a few extra pictures here and one day I might succeed in getting more up.

Man at work. We would be lost without the tent that Thomas had made for Qi.

Man at work. We would be lost without the tent that Thomas had made for Qi.

Enjoying a swim at the waterfall on Fatu Hiva

Enjoying a swim at the waterfall on Fatu Hiva

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Local canoes. Looking forward to seeing them racing.

Local canoes. Looking forward to seeing them racing.

Thomas lounging around after a long passage.

Thomas lounging around after a long passage.

Thomas playing the clown. Love those eyelashes.

Thomas playing the clown. Love those eyelashes.

Magnus cutting into the coconut he collected. He is sporting his new tattoo.

Magnus cutting into the coconut he collected. He is sporting his new tattoo.

Thomas at the waterfall on Fata Hiva

Thomas at the waterfall on Fata Hiva

having a snorkel

having a snorkel

A creek running through the little valley village in Fata Hiva

A creek running through the little valley village in Fata Hiva

Now that's a knife!!

Now that’s a knife!!

Having a walk on the beach - stretching those legs

Having a walk on the beach – stretching those legs

A little creek running through town

A little creek running through town

Hanging out and chillin on Qi

Hanging out and chillin on Qi

Colourful hibiscus bushes along the road side

Colourful hibiscus bushes along the road side

This cave was made by an internal waterfall and is on the cliffs outside Hanaiapa Bay on the northern side of Hiva Oa

This cave was made by an internal waterfall and is on the cliffs outside Hanaiapa Bay on the northern side of Hiva Oa

The cake we had for dessert after the local lunch.

The cake we had for dessert after the local lunch.

Thomas went on a tour on the kayak around the bay and snapped some shots. Fata Hiva

Thomas went on a tour on the kayak around the bay and snapped some shots. Fata Hiva

Arriving into Fata Hiva in the Bay of Virgins. (Hanavave)

Arriving into Fata Hiva in the Bay of Virgins. (Hanavave)

The beach at Hanamoenoa Bay on Tahuata catching the late afternoon light.

The beach at Hanamoenoa Bay on Tahuata catching the late afternoon light.

 

 

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