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Trip: Pitcairn Island

There are [21] stories from my trip: Pitcairn Island

Tahiti Nui, Around

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Friday, 1 Nov 2019 | Views [251]

It's my final full day in French Polynesia. This journey has been truly magical. Tahiti, Mangareva, Pitcairn, and Mo'orea have all lived up to their expectations. Last night I was thinking of walking up Mount Aorai, or possibly cycling round Tahiti Nui.... Read more >

Stingrays & Sharks

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019 | Views [395]

In Mo'orea I've done so much above yet almost nothing below. My lack of being in the water on this journey inspired me to book a snorkelling tour with Moorea Miti Tours. How would snorkelling be here compared to elsewhere? The weather was nice today, ... Read more >


FRENCH POLYNESIA | Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019 | Views [478]

After today I reckon I’m a champion trekker on Mo’orea. Mouaputa, meaning “pierced mountain” in Tahitian, literally has a hole in it. Up for a rigourous challenge today I decided to tackle Mouaputa alone despite the recommendation ... Read more >

A Paradise named Mo'orea

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Thursday, 24 Oct 2019 | Views [261]

You don't come to French Polynesia to hang about in Pape'ete, plain and simple. You get your bearings, stock up on provisions, and then get as far away from there as possible. Before making a run for Mo'orea yesterday I had a bit of work to do, and that's ... Read more >

Photos: Mo'orea

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Hao

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Return Journey

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 | Views [256]

Getting to Pitcairn is no easy feat therefore returning from there is no easy feat, either. Today would sure be a lengthy one! It was very wet and grey as the MV Silver Supporter was closing in on Mangareva. It was breakfast as usual and getting our ... Read more >

Final Day on Pitcairn

PITCAIRN | Sunday, 20 Oct 2019 | Views [257]

All good things must come to an end. And they did so today as I boarded the MV Silver Supporter for my return to Mangareva. Up early I was like usual, I just had to see Mrs. T one final time. The last of my bananas went to her as she was in her usual ... Read more >

Down Rope

PITCAIRN | Saturday, 19 Oct 2019 | Views [500]

Wow! Have I done a lot on Pitcairn or what? Today I’d visit a place that’d be the feather in my cap during my time here. Down Rope is recommended only with a guide as someone was seriously injured several years ago and had to be evacuated ... Read more >

Christian's Cave

PITCAIRN | Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019 | Views [403]

I’ve done nearly all of the major walks here on Pitcairn. Highest Point I’ve visited twice, and Tedside, Down Isaac’s, and St. Paul’s Pool once each. The weather was supposed to turn foul today but I wanted to get up to Christian’... Read more >

St. Paul's Pool

PITCAIRN | Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019 | Views [502]

The weather has come right again here on Pitcairn. Whilst I’ve seen a fair amount on the western half of the island, it was now time to explore some of the eastern half of the home of the Bounty mutineers. St. Paul’s Pool was on my radar ... Read more >

Rainy Sunday

PITCAIRN | Sunday, 13 Oct 2019 | Views [320]

In much of the rest of the South Pacific, you have to search hard to find something open on Sunday, if anything is open at all. Here on Pitcairn, however, Sunday is one of the busiest days on the island. The post office, treasury, souvenir shop, museum, ... Read more >

All Around Goes Juliett

PITCAIRN | Saturday, 12 Oct 2019 | Views [271]

Juliett has soared above New Zealand, Australia, the Maldives, Wallis & Futuna, Ireland, Bali, and the Falkland Islands, among many other places. She’s been my trusty drone on every continent except Africa (although I didn’t fly her in ... Read more >

Mrs. T

PITCAIRN | Friday, 11 Oct 2019 | Views [625]

Finally I woke up refreshed after a good sleep, for the first time in about five days. Everyone else on the ship is only staying on Pitcairn for four days but I have the gift of time with 11 days. That meant I didn’t want to do too much in one ... Read more >

Pitcairn, at Long Last!

PITCAIRN | Thursday, 10 Oct 2019 | Views [429]

At 3 AM I arose. Randy was already awake, chatting with some of the ship’s crew. As I gazed across the horizon I could make out a faint silhouette of Pitcairn. Finally I’ve sighted it, and finally soon, I’d be able to foot on it. When ... Read more >

Photos: Pitcairn Island

PITCAIRN | Thursday, 10 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

A population of 47 and only accessible by ship
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At Sea

PITCAIRN | Wednesday, 9 Oct 2019 | Views [220]

For an entire day I’m on the MV Silver Supporter. My seasickness tablets have worked well; too well in fact because I didn’t sleep all that well last night. Breakfast was more or less what I expected: sausages, baked beans, and croissants.... Read more >

Pitcairn, Here I Come!

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019 | Views [242]

Up at 3 AM I was this morning, ready for another leg in my big once-in-a-lifetime journey to Pitcairn. As in the rest of the South Pacific, people in Tahiti are very early risers. Bernhard drove me to the airport on his scooter and then I checked in ... Read more >

Photos: Mangareva

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Tahiti

FRENCH POLYNESIA | Monday, 7 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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FRENCH POLYNESIA | Monday, 7 Oct 2019 | Views [195]

Last night began my big journey to another far-flung destination of my dreams: Pitcairn Island. I'm killing two birds with one stone on this journey by visiting French Polynesia on the way. There are three French territories in the South Pacific: New ... Read more >

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