Two Drifters Travel

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Dances With Whales

There was something so incredibly special - if not a tiny bit terrifying - about being in the open ocean, just feet away from two large humpback whales. I watched in sheer amazement, awe and joy as these majestic mammals... Continue Reading →

Behind The Scenes In Paradise

Behind the scenes of Two Drifters basking in paradise, we’re in bit a of a dilemma. Since coronavirus forced almost all borders in the South Pacific to close, and to remain closed, our plans for the season have gone into... Continue Reading →

Postcard From The Real Bora Bora

It’s Sunday afternoon and the sounds of soulful music can be heard on the shore where there’s a BBQ taking place. A party boat passes in front of us and people smile and wave. Kids are playing in the shallow... Continue Reading →

Pearls Of Wisdom

French Polynesia is famous for Tahitian pearls - better known as black pearls – an organic gem fashioned from the black lip oyster. The pearls come in a variety of colours, with overtones and hues of dark green, aubergine and... Continue Reading →

Step Back In Time

Exploring Mo’orea on a scooter, I felt both saddened and elated. Despite restrictions in French Polynesia easing in the past couple of weeks, the majority of resorts, shops, restaurants and bars on this beautiful island are still closed. The tourism... Continue Reading →

Marquesas to Tahiti- Feeling Fruity

We’ve been thoroughly enjoying the sumptuous fruit we picked up in Nuku Hiva. At US$65 for a week’s worth of fruit and veg, along with a chunk of brie and camembert, it was expensive, but impressive in quality. The pamplemouses... Continue Reading →

Marquesas to Tahiti-Black As Thunder

Visualise the deepest, darkest shade of black you can, and that’s the colour of the cloud that is crossing our path right now. The stars are completely blanketed by blackness. It’s 8pm, and I’ve been on night watch for an... Continue Reading →

Marquesas to Tahiti-Getting Wet Wet Wet

Our allotted time of six nights in Nuku Hiva passed in a hot, hazy blur and was over all too quickly. We had just enough time to catch up on a month’s worth of emails as well as some much-needed... Continue Reading →

Pacific Post: Blog 13- We’ve Arrived In French Polynesia!

At 1300 on Good Friday, 10 April, we put our anchor down in Nuku Hiva! Our 4,157 nautical mile journey from Panama City to Nuku Hiva, Marquesas took 27 days. During which, we used our engine for just 24 hours,... Continue Reading →

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