Brian's been doing some wood projects. He made a small fishing gear storage box on the back of the boat yesterday and today he's working on repairing a drawer that broke during a violent lurch we got out in the ocean a couple months back.
We have to wait around here a little longer than we wanted because Brian's surfboard broke yesterday and he's trying to track down the local man who repairs boards. He has a great reputation but doesn't keep "office hours". As soon as we can, though, we're off to Papeete to get our "zarpe" (official paper saying we left a country) and then off to explore Huahine and Raeitea. They sound much less touristy.
Yesterday, Brian and I went down in the dinghy to watch Teahupoo breaking. It was only a medium day but WOW. It's a very large beautiful barrel of turquoise water that rolls up onto the fringing reef. The sounds of those waves were as loud as a construction site. I'm grateful that Brian only surfs it on small days.
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