Last night we crossed the International Dateline so we lost Wednesday…. It is now 10:40 pm on the East coast of the USA on Wednesday 2 February 2011 while here it is 4:40 pm on Thursday afternoon 3 February, boy time flies…. We arrived at our next port, Nuku’ Alofa Tonga, around 8:00 this morning. This is my 3rd visit to Tonga, a very lovely place to visit. I decided to explore Nuku’ Alofa and visit a bit with the people. I started the long walk into the town center and stopped at every market, fruit & vegetable stand and fish market along the way. I also checked out a couple of cemeteries… love the decorations here. I spent time chatting with the locals and had a great time. Once in town, I went to the Royal Palace and the Royal tombs. Other than that I focused on the local scenery and people. Downtown I ran into Allan & Sandra and joined them at a nice little restaurant, 2 Sisters, with a balcony table. Lunch was nice and from our perch it was nice watching the locals come & go. Nice day….