Author Archives: Paco

About Paco

I am living my dream of sailing around the world, and to visit and meet as many places and people time will allow me.

Closing the loop

Almost six and a half years and 40000 miles later a 50 year old dream was fulfilled by returning to the same place I left for this journey Advertisements

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Fiji

Fiji is an archipelago of more than 330 islands, of which 110 are permanently inhabited, and more than 500 islets, amounting to a total land area of about 18,300 square kilometres. The majority of Fiji’s islands were formed through volcanic … Continue reading

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Tonga

Tonga stretches across approximately 800 kilometres in a north-south line. It is surrounded by Fiji and Wallis and Futuna (France) to the northwest, Samoa to the northeast, Niue to the east, Kermadec (part of New Zealand) to the southwest, and … Continue reading

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Palmerston – Cook Islands

Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean about 500 km northwest of Rarotonga. It was discovered by James Cook on 16 June 1774. Palmerston Island consists of a number of sandy islets on a … Continue reading

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Society Island – French Polynesia

The Society islands are the most populated islands of French Polynesia  and the better known ones are Tahiti, Moorea. Riatea and Bora Bora. These island have been flogged to death for tourism and apart for clear waters and the contrast … Continue reading

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Tuamotu Archipelago

Darwin’s theory of atoll formation was that as the volcanic portion of the island subsides, the fringing reef is converted into a barrier reef. After the volcanic core has disappeared completely into the lagoon, the remaining reef island is called … Continue reading

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Slides of Marquesas

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