Rarotonga Journals

Rarotonga

A December 2000 trip to Rarotonga by reynosora403

Quote: The Rarotonga airport is like no other I've ever seen: when I arrived a bit early for my flight, I found no guards, no airline employees, and no other passengers apparently waiting.

Rarotonga

Overview

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The Rarotonga airport is like no other I've ever seen: when I arrived a bit early for my flight, I found no guards, no airline employees, and no other passengers apparently waiting... and not even any doors. The entire ticketing area is sheltered under a solid enough roof, but completely open to the weather, or to wandering over punctual Americans taken aback at the simplicity. My American mind insisted that there must have been other people around somewhere, working in unseen back rooms or lurking behind the greenery along the thin chain-link fence providing the only security around the runway. But my senses insisted otherwise: from all appearances, I had the place to myself. There ar...Read More