Tropical Taste of Paradise
Anne Gibson lives it up, visiting tropical Rarotonga and the amazing Aitutaki on a holiday fit for a Polynesian princess.
Kia Orana,” said Cook Islands tourism ambassador Nane Papa, meeting my husband Nevil and me at Rarotonga airport. “Get in that queue,” indicating a shorter line. So began a five-star five-day trip to the Cook Islands, visiting the main island of Rarotonga, then flying 250km to the legendary Aitutaki, long onamust-do list after reading Paul Theroux’s inspirational The Happy Isles of Oceania.