Sunrise from Auckland, New Zealand airport
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The view above Auckland.
Landed in Rarotonga leaving the Airport in the back of a pickup truck.
Sunset drives to the beach after 13 hours of flying.
Sunset from Rarontonga, Cook Islands. Amazing!!!
Welcome to Mangaia! :)
The welcome party celebrating our arrival.
No such thing as too much water time.
Preparing for the umu (imu - underground oven).
Just a handful of the students helping with the umu we would soon be feasting from.
It's harder than it looks. Haha
No shortage of coconut trees here.
When you live on a small island like this people are constantly improvising, using a blanket to cover the umu.
Soon to be plates for our kaikai (feast).
The freshest coconut milk around town.
Games, games, games :)
A game similar to Pordagee horseshoe.
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