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Top 5 Islands

Top 5 Islands

As our journey begins to near its end we are becoming increasingly reflective over these past few years. We’ve decided that a great way to cap off our journey and our travel blog will be to post a series of top 5 lists. We stole the idea from our friend The Gentleman Adventurer Chris Liberty. Over the next few weeks we will sporadically post these lists. We hope you enjoy them.

Here is a list featuring our top 5 favorite islands from the journey:

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On Island Time

On Island Time

For the past 72 days, Kendall and I have had the privilege of being spoiled by tropical climates, beaches and a very leisurely lifestyle. As of this week this will all be coming to an end. In a couple of days we are finally leaving behind the island life to rejoin civilization in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Cruising around Rarotonga

We have been in the Cook Islands for just over a week now and it has been a breath of fresh air compared to Tahiti. The island is much smaller than Tahiti (only 40km around) and the life here seems much more relaxed and laid-back.

We spent our first day in Rarotonga relaxing at the gorgeous nearby beach and at our hostel, where we learned from our hostel-mates that our first order of business the next morning should be to rent a scooter, as it is an absolute Cook Islands ‘must do’.

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