If you haven’t experienced sailing, its hard to describe the thrill of sailing on a beautiful day. The wind rushing through your hair, the sun shining, shadows from the sails mixing with the sunlight causing a constant contrast of colors on the boat. The sense of speed is fantastic, especially when going past beautifully mixed colors in the shallows of a lagoon. It’s enhanced even by the thrill of dodging around the shallow reefs that could otherwise cause damage or sink your boat! But, we had the right light and could easily see the shallow rocks ahead of us (plus we have charts to help).
Check out the photos of our trip to Ile Ua:
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We passed lots of islands along the way, most with beautiful white sand beaches around them. But, we were not disappointed by Ile Ua which had its own beautiful beaches and colorful coral surrounding it. I was treated to some pretty coral reefs when I went snorkeling after we arrived. And had a really nice walk around the island in the morning.
Zoom into the map to see more of the island, or zoom out to see our track of our sail from Iles des Pins.
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