Map of Marquesas Islands
Map of Marquesas Islands

Nuku Hiva is the northernmost of the six inhabited islands.

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Map of Nuku Hiva
Map of Nuku Hiva
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Anaho Bay
Anaho Bay
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Anaho Bay
Anaho Bay
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Anaho Bay
Anaho Bay
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Anaho coconut grove
Anaho coconut grove
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Anaho
Anaho

Octopus drying from a tree

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Anaho underwater
Anaho underwater

School of convict tangs

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Imperial pigeon
Imperial pigeon
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Anaho
Anaho

Farmer packing vegetables to market in Taiohae via Hatiheu

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Hatiheu
Hatiheu
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Hatiheu
Hatiheu
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Church in Hatiheu
Church in Hatiheu
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Yvonne from Hatiheu
Yvonne from Hatiheu
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Eel in Hatiheu
Eel in Hatiheu
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Hatiheu
Hatiheu

Lobster meal at Chez Yvonne

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Hatiheu museum
Hatiheu museum
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Kamuihei archeological site
Kamuihei archeological site

Sacred banyon tree about 600 years old

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Kamuihei archeological site
Kamuihei archeological site
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Pua
Pua
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Pua
Pua
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Pua
Pua

Pig foraging for crabs on the beach. He was dispatched by nightfall

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Germain and Alfred, Pua
Germain and Alfred, Pua
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Pae paes in Pua
Pae paes in Pua
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West coast of Nuku Hiva
West coast of Nuku Hiva
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West coast of Nuku Hiva
West coast of Nuku Hiva
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Airport Bay
Airport Bay
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West coast of Nuku Hiva
West coast of Nuku Hiva

Marquisienne Bay

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Daniel's Bay
Daniel's Bay
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Hakaui
Hakaui

Ancient royal road

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Vaipo waterfall
Vaipo waterfall
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Pae pae on the trail to Vaipo waterfall

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Fording the river on the way to Vaipo waterfall

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Chuck at the base of Vaipo waterfall

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Hakaui
Hakaui

We had lunch with Teiki & Kua

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Daniel's Bay
Daniel's Bay

Berterelli's VAVA II complete with helicopter

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Taipivai Valley
Taipivai Valley
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Taipivai  tohua
Taipivai tohua
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Taipivai River
Taipivai River
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Hooumi
Hooumi

A carver's stash of bones

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Hooumi
Hooumi
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Hooumi
Hooumi
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Hooumi
Hooumi

Jacaranda and our dinghy - kids swimming during the religious festival on the beach

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Hooumi
Hooumi

Religious festival on the beach

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Hooumi
Hooumi

Lagoon in back of the beach

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Controller's Bay
Controller's Bay

Our Etch-a-Sketch track to stay safe from the tsunami

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Melon-headed whales
Melon-headed whales
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East sde Nuku Hiva
East sde Nuku Hiva
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Toovii Plateau
Toovii Plateau

Sabine on her horse ranch

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Toovii Plateau
Toovii Plateau

Cool pine forests

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