We chose this cruise because it went to Pitcairn Island and Easter Island from Papeete. We then stayed on for a further 6 days and cruised to Chile.
Embarkation at Papeete was shambolic as the Paul Gaugain was also boarding at the same time. It appeared that no one from Ponant was present to advise us what we were to do and we were all walking around like sheep. At the disembarkation end it was ...
i worked 40 y ago as a motorman on a ship. so for me this trip was a good review of the feeling on sea.
this region "kamtschatka" was a dream a long time ago and that was the oportunity.
Excellent ship "L'Austral". excellent service and genious guides.
Very special was the viewing of the aurora borialis right the first night on board.
We saw orkas, humpbukwhales, seals and many many ...