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Nov 25, 2006 - Marquesas on the Aranui 3 Freighter/Passenger Ship

On Saturday, we took a taxi to the Motu Itu Pier in Papeete where the Aranui 3 was waiting. Boarding was extremely easy compared to the large cruise ships we had been on many years ago. We were shown to our cabin - the "splurge" of the trip - a deluxe cabin, with an outside door with a tiny balcony, as well as a large window. It is on the highest deck (below the bridge), called the Star Deck. It is not a really large ship, and the front 60% is a cargo ship with cranes and four holds. There are about 150 passengers, of many nationalities,...

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