Archive | May, 2014

A sandy spot French-Polynesia

When boarding my flight in the end of April, I only have a vague idea of what to expect from French-Polynesia. Tahiti to me meant flower chains and tropical weather, that”s it, never heard of Bora Bora let alone Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea and Taha”a. Having now spent almost a month in the South Pacific, I”m […]

Gone missing: 25 May 2014

We’ve been stolen a day! 25 May 2014 is a day our Polaris crew will never live. On our way from Niue to Tonga we passed the point where time begins. Tonga is situated east of 180° longitude which forms the international border of time and date, although this line was moved further east. That […]