Marquesa Photos #2

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Approaching Ua Pou

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Fruit!!
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Church
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No stained glass windows in church...
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Breadfruit class
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Tim pounds breadfruit
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Scenic overlook; no guard rail...

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Jackie passes through the official Ua Pou welcoming gauntlet
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Dancing
Official welcome from the chief and the mayor (the woman)
Official welcome from the chief and the mayor (the woman)
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Demonstrating how to husk a coconut
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The chief does some carving
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Time for more food. (Lots of jokes given the history of Marquesan cannibalism that Bill and I are too skinny and need to be fattened up.)

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Village pier, where it all happens
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Us
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Walking to the waterfall
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Had wonderful swim here
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Fire dance
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More food. This time from the traditional fire pit
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Now on Nuku Hiva, Hakatea Bay

And from there we left the Marquesas for the Tuamotus. The Marquesas have been spectacular, and they have left their mark on me…

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Wait, is that Nuku Hiva making a face as we depart?
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Sailing past Ua Pou again as we depart.

One thought on “Marquesa Photos #2”

  1. Another totally amazing group of photos. It is such a privilege to be following your journey. Do you have to pinch yourself occasionally that you are actually doing this?!?

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