This segment includes the ports of Tauranga, where we went to the area of Rotorua, Napier and Wellington in New Zealand. In French Polynesia we went to Papeete, Tahiti and Bora Bora. We then went to the islands of Hawaii (the Big Island) and Maui in the State of Hawaii before returning to Los Angeles and visiting Long Beach.
The total distance traveled on this segment was over 8,800 miles over 20 days (February 20,2013 to March 12, 2013). During this time, we had two February 26th because of crossing back over the international dateline. After crossing the equator between Bora Bora and Hawaii, we were back in the Northern Hemisphere.
The pictures below represent the stops on our trip. Click on any of them to see the other pictures of that stop.