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Tikehau – day three

Struggling with time on Tikehau, it was about 3 am when I woke up properly. 4 am a storm came in. At 5:30 am I lay in bed and watched the sky dance with colours as the sun begins to rise. I tell Triston it is a pretty sunrise. He opens one eye, agrees and rolls over. Breakfast this morning is at 7:30am (we were told so at dinner last night). By 6am I can no longer take pretending to sleep. The morning has already been so pretty so I mutter to Triston about going droning before anyone is awake. That way we don’t have to worry about accidentally having people in the shot. The wind has completely died away after the storm, the water is calm. This is the first time we see the water still. It has always had a tide or breeze ripple in it. We are transfixed. The water is almost one with the surroundings, it is so clear, so calm. We decide to walk out to where we had walked …