Woody whistled early this morning on the boat which is extremely Bad luck !!so I told him..”thats it, we will not get petrol this morning”…the ferry arrived at 8am and at 930 he went to get the petrol..and YEP!! The petrol Missed the ferry!! So now we have to await for the other ferry, which […]
“IKI” the baby Humpback whale, borne off Nomuka Iki the day we arrived at our island home and now over a month old is getting really inquisitive, coming into shore with mum, right off our beach!! You have to love the whales of Tonga.
Part of the BLUE BASE team on a fun dive while we await final approvals from locals to hunt wrecks in their waters..just pure frustration!!!
Just spent the last two days out exploring Ha’Anao and came across some completely awesome vibrant coral, leapoard shark, reef sharks, sea snakes and very picturesque anchorages, all fun with many hours in the water, but the good news is!!!! that this morning, the Nomuka community committee and representatives from all the surrounding islands agreed […]
Friday 16th…well we headed off on Wednesday for Pangi and passed whales all day..in fact we had to be vigilant not to hit them as they are everywhere…we had some great close encounters arriving about 3pm..it was the big agricultural show day..His Majesty the King was in town and decorations everywhere…we hit town for the […]
Tuesday the 13th August. Well as you will see in the “other Blogs” we are still locked out of diving on the one wreck site, which we believe at this point to be the most interesting. Topside politics are getting quite confusing,( to us atleast) but we are playing the game and are prepared to […]
Saturday 27th ..Great sunny day with light SE winds so may there be more of these!!!..arrived at the island to pick up Marks Zap Cat at 0900 after a two hour voyage..had some challenges getting out of the little house where it had been sitting for 8 years and then cleaning it up, fixing a […]