Floating Away to Motu Tu Vahine

Tahaa - Photo by lander2006

Tahaa’s lagoon, French Polynesia – Photo by lander2006

Ah, to take the trip of a lifetime…and be able to speak French while doing it.

For our friends John and Beth, this meant winging halfway around the world to the snorkeling heaven of isolated Motu Tu Vahine in French Polynesia.

Even years later, to hear them tell it, it seems the rêve is still very much alive.

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TWT Travel Binder: Cook Islands







We celebrated our 10th anniversary in the Cook Islands, in the heart of the South Pacific.  


On the island of Aitutaki we found romance, ancient history and a slew of all-but-deserted islets.
On Rarotonga, we found an impossibly thick jungle, a steep mountain spine,
and beaches heaped with coral.


With two million square miles to explore, you could
travel around this deceptively small chain for months.
We’d like to volunteer.


Here are some resources to help you plan your own “travels with two” to the Cook Islands. 

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