Pictures from Te Tautua and Broken Palm Island, Penrhyn

Unbelievable! We caught an internet signal a mile away from the village out at our secluded Broken Palm Island! The internet has been down for a week but the supply ship came in yesterday and they fixed the wifi. As a result, here are some pics of the past week:

Anchored off Te Tautua village

Anchored off Te Tautua village

Waterfront in the village

Waterfront in the village

Asian feast with Ruby from DRINA

Asian feast with Ruby from DRINA

Ahhh...that's more like it. I just remembered why we cross oceans ;-)

Ahhh…that’s more like it. I just remembered why we cross oceans 😉

Mermaid green thumb hard at work

Mermaid green thumb hard at work

The school in Te Tautua. Grades 1-10 in one room....

The school in Te Tautua. Grades 1-10 in one room….

Romanda and Rose Lilly, the Chiefs' daughters. He actually inquired if Alyssa and I were married....he is looking for a husband for Romanda (right).  Alyssa protested again of course

Romanda and Rose Lily, the Chiefs’ daughters. He actually inquired if Alyssa and I were married….he is looking for a husband for Rose Lily (right). Alyssa protested again of course

Baseball with the kids

Baseball with the kids

Lettuce...on an atoll?!

Lettuce…on an atoll?!

Alyssa's garden

Alyssa’s garden

My two loves in one kayak

My two loves in one kayak

Sailing the hobie kayak  and loving life

Sailing the hobie kayak and loving life

Ellie swinging peacefully behind Broken Palm Island

Ellie swinging peacefully behind Broken Palm Island

I'm so spoiled with Alyssa's cooking. Last night we had fried salmon cakes with sprouts and a spicy teriyaki glaze over sweet brown rice

I’m so spoiled with Alyssa’s cooking. Last night we had fried salmon cakes with sprouts and a spicy teriyaki glaze over sweet brown rice

Hooked a shark but he bit me off

Hooked a shark but he bit me off

I cooked an actual meal! The Mermaid was very impressed

I cooked an actual meal! The Mermaid was very impressed

Heading off on an adventure. Broken Palm  Island left background

Heading off on an adventure. Broken Palm Island left background

Exploring the reef

Exploring the reef

Filleting a parrot fish

Filleting a parrot fish

Mermaid hammock time. Be sure that book is estrogen-packed!

Mermaid hammock time. Be sure that book is estrogen-packed!

Kayak exploration in a postcard

Kayak exploration in a postcard

 

2 Comments

  1. Pamela Fives's Gravatar Pamela Fives
    June 7, 2015    

    Hi Kids… I’m lovin’ all the pictures… and I love you. Enjoy… Hugs

  2. Rich's Gravatar Rich
    June 9, 2015    

    You guys rock!

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