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Entries from April 2009

Basking in Bora Bora

April 8th, 2009 · 10 Comments

Indeed Robert Wong seems to have the biggest black pearls of any producer, but you can’t help but notice how, as the pearl’s size increases, the colors of the pearls get less and less intense and personally I judge the smaller more intensely lustrously hued pearls make for more eye appealing jewelry and as another plus, are just a bit less expensive than the gargantuan perfect ones…. The Cook Islands beckon from a scant 700 NM across the sea and the one in our sights, filters us stories of the most far flung perfect pearl outpost in the word and fish in an abundance not known in modern times, except you just have to land them before countless sharks devour them, while they still struggle on the hook or spear.

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Tales from Smashed Cock Island

April 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Today finds us chilling on anchor in Bora Bora. This island is world renown for honeymooners who come and find romance in what has been touted as the most beautiful lagoon in the world. The Natty M boys can attest to the amour potential of the shallow sandy lagoons here, as we all were blessed […]

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Sliding Out of the Society Islands

April 1st, 2009 · 5 Comments

After one last fun evening surf on the right with Dom and Kahlil, a hearty dinner and last minute checks of all critical systems, it was a GO to Leave French Polynesia. We weighed “Natural Mystic’s” anchor one final time from our beloved Moorea anchorage of Oponohu Bay and on a dark moonless night, with […]

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