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Farewell to Tongatapu, Tonga

Farewell to Tongatapu, Tonga

After a relaxing four days in ‘Eua, the weather changed from a crystal, turquoise-skied bliss to downright nasty rain with gale-like winds. Twas perfect cozying-up-with-a-good-book weather you might say? I thought so, too. However, instead of cuddling with a blanket and cup…

Relaxing in ‘Eua, Tonga

Ferry travel in Tonga – do you dare? Taking the ferries in Tonga is a life experience, one that can range from a pleasurable whale-watching journey to a nightmarish-ride with only the prayers of your fellow passengers keeping you going…

One Week in Nuku’alofa, Tonga

One Week in Nuku’alofa, Tonga

One week in Nuku’alofa, Tonga – My visit to Tonga coincided with the King’s 88th birthday, the Heilala festival, and a week long gathering of Methodist church members in Nuku’alofa.  Originally, I planned to travel through the Tongan Islands for…