Day 11 – Don’t let the coconut fall on your head

In the evening, we had Crissy, a woman from the Northern Group island of Manihiki, talk to us about traditional names and uses of the coconut – the tree of life. She was very interesting. She also told us about surviving a tsunami on Manihiki in the 1990s.

Crissy doing coconut demonstrating

Crissy doing coconut demonstrating

Afterwords we had genuine Cook Islands Chinese food that wasn’t cooked by Asians. Interesting…

Stirred and Fried

Stirred and Fried

Our Group

Our Group


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