10) Check out the roosters
Once you’ve been on Rarotonga for a few days and you have slowed down your pace of life to what is known as Island Time (translation: doing nothing), a great way to while away the hours is to watch the chooks – particularly the roosters.
In stark contrast to the visitors who watch them, they never seem to relax.
They’re too busy guarding their harems of hens, and they’ll crow if they suspect another rooster is nearby, which is always the case, because there are heaps of roosters on Rarotonga, even at the summit of the Cross Island Walk where they’ll follow you on the off-chance you’ll feed them. The writer travelled on his own dime.