Double X Photo Album 6

The Marquesas Islands

(August 2016)

  • Our first landing spot and temporary home in the Marquesas Islands after leaving San Francisco. Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva, August 11, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
    Our first landing spot and temporary home in the Marquesas Islands after leaving San Francisco. Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva, August 11, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
  • A big, beautiful banyan tree that we spotted on our way to Hatiheu towards the north side of Nuku Hiva. August 11, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
    A big, beautiful banyan tree that we spotted on our way to Hatiheu towards the north side of Nuku Hiva. August 11, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
  • On the road between Hatiheu and Aakapa, we came across this religious relic of wood and stone. It’s amazing what you find traveling the backroads of Nuku Hiva. Just watch out for the hornets! August 11, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
    On the road between Hatiheu and Aakapa, we came across this religious relic of wood and stone. It’s amazing what you find traveling the backroads of Nuku Hiva. Just watch out for the hornets! August 11, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
  • Double X resting majestically in Hakatea Bay in Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    Double X resting majestically in Hakatea Bay in Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • We saw no people, but this friendly dog welcomed us ashore at Hakatea Bay and accompanied us the whole way on a long hike. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    We saw no people, but this friendly dog welcomed us ashore at Hakatea Bay and accompanied us the whole way on a long hike. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • Vaipo Waterfall, Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    Vaipo Waterfall, Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • Zack checks out a telephone booth that seems out of place in this natural setting. Nuku Hiva, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    Zack checks out a telephone booth that seems out of place in this natural setting. Nuku Hiva, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • Notre Dame Cathedral of Taiohae (the main city on the island of Nuku Hiva). This is the largest church on the Marquesas Islands noted for its mixture of European and local Marquesan design. August 9, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
    Notre Dame Cathedral of Taiohae (the main city on the island of Nuku Hiva). This is the largest church on the Marquesas Islands noted for its mixture of European and local Marquesan design. August 9, 2016. Photo: Z. Hanna
  • Notre Dame Cathedral, Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    Notre Dame Cathedral, Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • Marquesan catholic wood carvings. Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    Marquesan catholic wood carvings. Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • Taking a hike in Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    Taking a hike in Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • With my red backpack in tow, I pass one of the few grocery stores on the island during a hike on the island. Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    With my red backpack in tow, I pass one of the few grocery stores on the island during a hike on the island. Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva. August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • The grand boulevard at Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
    The grand boulevard at Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, August 2016. Photo: R. Rehnborg
  • Francesca’s birthday and send off lunch with dear friends. Soon she will be joining me and the rest of the Double X crew in the South Pacific on the island of Nuku Hiva. August 10, 2016.
    Francesca’s birthday and send off lunch with dear friends. Soon she will be joining the rest of the Double X crew in the South Pacific on the island of Nuku Hiva. August 10, 2016.
  • A beautiful bay in Nuku Hiva. August 12, 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    A beautiful bay in Nuku Hiva. August 12, 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
  • Some say that this is paradise lost. Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    Another shot from Nuku Hiva. Some say that this is paradise lost. Taiohae Bay. Photo: F. Rehnborg
  • We had the opportunity to visit Ua Pou, the third largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    We had the opportunity to visit Ua Pou, the third largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Photo: F. Rehnborg
  • Our anchorage at Fatu Hiva, the southern most island of the Marquesas isalnds, French Polynesia. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    Our anchorage at Fatu Hiva, the southern most island of the Marquesas isalnds, French Polynesia. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
  • Volcanic structures in Fatu Hiva. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    Volcanic structures in Fatu Hiva. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
  • A local church sits amid swaying palm trees in Fatu Hiva. A truly picturesque site. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    A local church sits amid swaying palm trees in Fatu Hiva. A truly picturesque site. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
  • A Marquesan home tucked among the craggy rocky formations and vibrant foliage. Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg
    A Marquesan home tucked among the craggy rocky formations and vibrant foliage. Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands. August 2016. Photo: F. Rehnborg

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