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Suwarrow’s wonders

If it’s natural beauty that made Suwarrow stunning to visit, it’s the park rangers who made it unforgettable. Nowhere were the two more intertwined than on our daily jaunts to explore the atoll. For most of these, Apii was our guide. This Cook Islander was a master forager, teaching us how to catch coconut crabs […]


We've just arrived in Tonga after a mostly nice 4-day passage… lots of pictures uploaded to our Flickr stream to give visuals to our Suwarrow experience. Check em out! http://www.flickr.com/photos/giffordclan More later, once we get some sleep…

Suwarrow: paradise found

We're now en route to Tonga, and have time to reflect on the 10 days we spent at Suwarrow atoll. I have no doubt it's going to be one of the standout memories from our trek across the Pacific. Anchored in turquoise water, looking out at a palm-fringed islet, watching waves crash on the outer […]

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