|One of the beautiful Seven Islands at Suwarrow|
In between Bora Bora and America Samoa there is a tiny little island called Suwarrow. There are no airports, no grocery stores, no townspeople and certainly no hotels. The only way to get there is by boat and the only way you can stay is if you bring your own place to live. Suwarrow is part of the Cook Islands and because there is no one living there except for the 2 park rangers – it is completely untouched. It’s a truly magical place and I can’t help but think if heaven exists on earth, Suwarrow must be it.
|Harry was a great guitar player and|
entertained us with songs several times
After an easy visit from Harry and Charlie to get officially checked into the Cook Islands, we cleaned up the boat and enjoyed several social calls from friends, welcoming us and letting us know there would be a “happy hour” at 4pm that night on the beach. Turns out BBQ’s and happy hours are a very common occurrence here at Suwarrow as it’s a great way to meet the other boats and good entertainment for Charlie and Harry – who have no internet and very little power – and so are living a “back to the basics” sort of existence.
|Charlie's angels - he really loved the ladies! ;)|
|Charlie teaching us how to dance...I|
definitely need more practice!
|So many birds - careful where you step - eggs everywhere!|
|Another boobie for Jeremy! ;)|
|Sooty Terns taking flight on "Bird Island"|
|One of 100's of baby birds|
|Charlie with some monster coconut crabs|
|Kathy (Mystic Moon), Cyndy (Bravo) and I|
enjoying some thirst-quenching coconut water
|Manta ray photo care of Bravo since BV|
doesn't have an underwater camera - thanks guys!
|The beach at Suwarrow - site of many happy hours|
|Brett putting together the projector for movie night|
|Seattle Yacht Club burgee for the clubhouse|