Scattered across the South Pacific, the Cook Islands consist of fifteen patches of paradise that are rimmed by sand, fringed by coral and tickled by jade green waters. Ancient traditions and diverse interiors give each island unique appeal, creating an irresistible urge to catamaran between them, from the mountains of Rarotonga to the caves of Atiu, and from the lagoon at Aitutaki to the southern outpost of Mangaia. Here's our Top 10 things to do in the Cook Islands!
https://flic.kr/p/Vea8Ec | The dance, Aitutaki (1o/11) | When you visit a Pacific island it is probably de rigeur that at some stage you will be at a local food and culture night - as it was on Aitutaki at the Pacific Resort. So this, the latest in a series of photos from our 8 days on Aitutaki and day on Rarotonga, celebrates the dancing and music of the islanders.