Considering I got married almost six months ago (wow, time flies!), I figured it was time to start the process of blogging about the honeymoon! Wedding is to come, but with literally hundreds of pictures, that will take a while!
When we were thinking about where to go, we kept going back and forth between lots of warm destinations. A trip to French Polynesia has always been #1 on my list - especially when looking at all the beautiful picture of the huts in Bora Bora!
After a lot of discussion and planning, we decided to just go for it and do the ultimate vacation: Tahiti, Moorea and the ultimate beach vacation - Bora Bora! And I am so happy we did it!
We got married on Saturday and left Wednesday morning, which worked out really well. We had time to relax post-wedding, pack and spend time with family that was in town.
On Wednesday we flew from Seattle to Los Angeles which was about 3 hours, then Los Angeles to Papetee, the capitol of Tahiti which was about an 8 hour flight. Even though Tahiti is a long ways away, its only a 3 hour time difference from Seattle (same time zone as Hawaii) so it was a practically jet-lag free trip in the southern hemisphere!
After an easy and enjoyable flight on Air Tahiti Nui thanks to lots of movie choices, we landed in the evening in Papetee. We were greeted at the airport by our shuttle and were given leis - fun!
We then checked in at our hotel: The Intercontinental Resort Tahiti. Since it was the evening, we just stuck close to the hotel, walked around a little bit and checked out the ground and soaking in the beginning of an amazing trip!
Since it was night, I only have a few pictures.
looking over at one of the pools
an infiniti pool with a white sand floor (so it felt like you were in the ocean) - very cool!
another view of the white sand infiniti pool
the beginning of a great vacation!
Lots more posts to come!