For our first official day as ‘man and wife’ we took to the seas with the South Sea Vagabond crew and spent the day sipping coconuts, snorkelling and sailing around the islands of Vanuatu. On our nautical adventures we were lucky enough to spy a pod of false killer whale. Some of which literally swam under the cargo net I was sitting on! So magical.
We pulled into a secluded alcove for lunch and a snorkelling session in the bluest water I have ever seen. As I was busy sunscreening up in the cabin a fellow ‘sailor’ who was staying at our resort came in and said to me ‘your hubby is keen, he is in the water already’. Taken aback by his comment, my brain took a moment to register ‘oh right, I’m married’. It was a funny moment for me that I will likely never forget.
The reef structure in this area was incredible. There were an assortment of corals and tropical fish to admire and having my beloved fish enthusiast on hand was very useful. My Mr. and fellow environmental scientist is work in ‘fishy business’ and keeps a hobby aquarium at home so he is passionately knowledgeable about all things marine and freshwater! When home, we spend a great deal of time snorkelling around our local area, but being subtropical there isn’t coral as impressive as this.
It was pretty much the most perfect, indulgent and relaxing way to unwind after the wedding especially as it was also my first time (and likely not my last) on a catamaran!
Ps. For those of you following the ‘Waste Weigh Up’ challenge sorry but todays post will be delayed. Had some girlfriends over for dinner and one is staying the night as it got too late to ride her bike home. Silly me left the camera with todays post photos in the guest room where she is sleeping so I will have to update you tomorrow.