Busy, busy, busy, lying on the beach
The 15 Cook Islands islands, deep in the Pacific between Hawaii and New Zealand, can be divided into two groups. The more remote northern group of six coral atolls are the sort of place where any adventurers will feel right at home, being virtually unexplored as well as scenic.
A glimmering pearl on the chameleon lagoon
Aitutaki, one of the Cook islands, truly is a slice of paradise, its volcanic origin revealed by the 124-meter-high Mount Maungapu.
Far away from the worries of the world
After a short hop on the domestic carrier to Atiu, Cook Islands, I am greeted at the airport with a flower necklace.
Experiment with reflections and backlighting outdoors
The best light is always early in the morning or late afternoon when the sun is setting.