Tahaa - worth seeing or just enjoy the motu?
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Would you try to do a tour and then the motu ; or just enjoy the motu for the whole day? Thanks GailWe take the first tender over in the morning and the last back to the ship in the afternoon.
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But if I had to choose, I’d go for the full day at MM. There’s a certain rhythm to the MM beach day that encourages you to go in slow motion and let the vibe overtake you. By spending the full day there, you’re unconcerned with time and can just enjoy the experience. If you combine MM with a PG shorex on Tahaa, you miss some of the chill factor. It’s less of an overall relaxing day, with more clock-watching to catch tenders to/from Tahaa, back to the ship and then over to MM. MM becomes an add-on rather than the main event. We certainly noticed a different feel when we joined MM mid-way thru the day after our PG shorex. We were more observers than participants. We still had a good time, but it didn’t feel as special as when we spent the whole day there. I should add that we are not beach people and would always prefer some activity or touring to just hanging about. But we loved spending the day at MM.
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Mighty -But all I have is memories and pics of our wonderful time. You, on the other hand, have the excitement and anticipation of MM in your immediate future! I'm counting down with you and Emdee ... just a few more sleeps till Paradise.
You have truly captured the essence of the Motu!
I have reached the realization that there will be MM and BB in my immediate horizon until health and wealth allow. There is no point in fighting the Flu.
I wish I lived on the west coast like Motu Islander and others as it does reduce the travel and jet lag significantly.