Freediving with mantas and sharks in Bora Bora, Maupiti and Maupihaa

In this video we go freediving with mantas and sharks in Bora Bora, Maupiti and Maupihaa. If you haven’t heard the names of the two last stops, it’s because few venture there. We did and were rewarded with amazing dives with mantas, man eating sharks and death defying...

Swimming with sharks in Fakarava

In our leisurely sail through Tuamotos we go swimming with sharks in Fakarava, my favourite spot from 7 years ago. We can go freediving with hundreds of sharks and an abundance of fish you see few other places on our globe. We get to enjoy Fakarava with Kolbi and...

Shark attack and falsifying the Kon Tiki Monument

A shark attack you ask? Yes. Watch the video to see how frisky they can get. We have just made a trilogy of short videos that show our trip through French Polynesia. In this one we look at Gambier, Amanu and Raroia. We include a shark attack in Gambier, some indecent...

Fish farming in French Polynesia

I have seen just how destructive fish farming can be to an ecosystem home in Norway, so when I heard that the Chinese have just been given permission to start fish-farming in French Polynesia, I was outraged. We are anchored in Hao in the Tuamotos and after talking to...

Amanu an unspoilt South Pacific paradise

When you sail off the beaten track you always hope that you’ll find someplace truly special and our search can stop, because we’ve found the perfect unspoilt South Pacific paradise and it’s called Amanu. Amanu was our first stop in the Tuamotos after sailing from...