Travel Blogs from Moorea, French Polynesia

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Moorea, Tahiti, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea, Tahiti

A travel blog entry by chris_and_kelly

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... the bus, they are actually called 'Le Truck' and are converted flat bed lorries painted in local style. Did I mention how expensive French Polynesia is? $12 for 2 cans of Coke and a bag of crisps.... This was at the airport but it wasn't much ...

Finding Nemo (and sharks) in Paradise, Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Finding Nemo (and sharks) in Paradise

A travel blog entry by mette

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... Richard from Tolouse. It was perfect. Until I get my pictures up on this log (I'm being wise with my money, I tell you Polynesia ain't cheap for internet, photo uploads can wait!!) have a look at www.fareoaoa.com for pictures. Mo'orea is an extinct ...

Sunning ourselves in the South pacific, Moorea, French Polynesia, French Polynesia travel blog

Sunning ourselves in the South pacific

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... a boat along the coast and got great views of the coastline, the mountains, the lagoon and the 'over-water bungalows' of the Moorea Sheraton Hotel.. maybe we will stay there next time ???!!! We did two dives in the lagoon with Wolfy, Kate, Karen, Adrian ...

Chapter 2: I dive with whales., Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Chapter 2: I dive with whales.

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... & Opunohu Bays. Pension Motu Iti (named after the 2 cats on the premises) was incredible! Must be the best value in French Polynesia at $17/night in a clean, brand new dorm. The owner, Auguste, is very friendly and always smiling, and the ...

Sharks and Pineapples, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Sharks and Pineapples

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... is actually the closest island to the island of Tahiti and since it's a lot nicer than Tahiti this is where most of French Polynesia's backpackers can be found down at Chez Nelson and Camping Moorea. Neither are particularly great places but they're cheap ...

Time for some R&R, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Time for some R&R

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... a bit of R&R as we get used to some major time changes. Large and abundant, Tahiti is the modern travelers gateway to French Polynesia, just as it was for the late 18th Century discoverers who used it as a natural base to explore the South Pacific. ...

Paradise, but at a price. And what a price..., Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Paradise, but at a price. And what a price...

A travel blog entry by michut

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... through his heart. Like I said, not exactly reassuring... It was also pointed out by our guide that 6 hotels have recently shut on Moorea, and he also cited the cost as the reason. People who pay this sort of money can usually pay that little bit ...

Tour de l'île, Maharepa, French Polynesia travel blog

Tour de l'île

A travel blog entry by odilega

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Aujourd'hui nous avons loué une voiture et sommes allés faire le tour de l'île de Moorea. C'est vraiment typique et les gens sont extrêmement gentils, les femmes ont toutes des fleurs dans les cheveux et elles ont toutes les cheveux ...

Moorea -  The most jagged spectacular mountains!, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea - The most jagged spectacular mountains!

A travel blog entry by ottawop

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... , producing the most spectacular sunset yet on our trip.  It's actually hard for me to believe I'm finally in French Polynesia - a dream since childhood.  The sunset brings on views of endless jagged mountain ridges up the coastline, coconut ...

A Walk and Two Rides, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

A Walk and Two Rides

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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... not much in the town, and the people seem much like they were in France. Not completely understanding the bus system on Moorea, I start walking back down the road towards the campground, about 20km away. After about an hour I come to the innermost point ...

Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea

A travel blog entry by moleandplace

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... , but it’s not too bad as it’s not the regimented ship type tour and we know a number of people on board. Moorea’s coast line is spectacular with a coral reef surrounds most of the island and there are resorts over the ocean. The water ...

Tahiti and Moorea, Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti and Moorea

A travel blog entry by jasonandjanell

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... were lamenting about how this is what Hawaii used to be like. If you've ever wondered where people from Hawaii go for a vacation, French Polynesia is the place. Nothing else too much eventful this day except for we had our first Mai Tai. Yummy. It ...

Magical Moorea Is Perfection, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Magical Moorea Is Perfection

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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... scattered with over-water bungalows.  Beyond a barrier we saw a mother and baby dolphin playing with tourists.  Moorea was now my favorite island, surprisingly surpassing Dominica & Tahiti.  Absolutely magnificent.  I could live ...

Luxury at a price, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Luxury at a price

A travel blog entry by bec_f

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... ) and rudeness then this is the place for you. Perhaps I'm being slighty unfair following such amazing hospitality in Easter Island but Moorea surpassed itself for lack of customer service. As upon arriving at our hotel - we wer shown to our room without ...

Le paradis, Maharepa, Polynésie française travel blog

Le paradis

A travel blog entry by odilega

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Nous sommes arrivés à Moorea... et les bungalows sur pilotis valent vraiment la peine... Je vous mets des photos histoire de vous donner le goût! Oui, la mer est magnifique mais, les montagnes (ce sont des îles volcaniques) sont ...

Back to Tahiti, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Back to Tahiti

A travel blog entry by gapostol

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Thank you for your patience, our friends! Luana's mother underwent emergency surgery last week, leaving us with very little time to for anything else.  Her mom is doing well now so here is our next installment, again, with no text.  Enjoy ...

Tahiti's kleine Schwester..., Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti's kleine Schwester...

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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... und wie es scheint das Paradies für Honeymooner.. Nach Moorea kommen offensichtlich hauptsächlich Menschen, die sich am Strand entspannen wollen, die Seele baumeln lassen und dabei vielleicht den ein oder anderen Abendcocktail beim Sonnenuntergang ...

Moorea-Island of Dreams, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea-Island of Dreams

A travel blog entry by barry_and_vicki

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13th March 2006 Moorea, French Polynesia. SOUTH PACIFIC DREAMS. WE FLEW ACROSS THE SOUTH PACIFIC TO TAHITI ON SUNDAY 5TH AND ARRIVED ON SATURDAY 4TH BECAUSE WE CROSSED THE INTERNATIONAL DATE LINE. I STILL CAN'T DECIDE WHETHER I AM ACTUALLY A DAY ...

Chapter 2: A proper update-the land of potholes, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Chapter 2: A proper update-the land of potholes

A travel blog entry by becky_boo

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... get through the (guarded) front gate by insisting that we were going there to eat at the fine restaurant. It's lucky I speak French, or my sister might have had to mime and it might not have had the same effect....anyway we wandered through the luxurious ...

Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea

A travel blog entry by cazzadazza

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Moorea , what a beautiful island so pretty, we went on a bus tour around the island, and seen some really nice sites. Its 69 miles around the island and seen the most beautiful beaches with the little huts in the water, I only wish we had enough time to ...

When It Rains It Pours - Part 2, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

When It Rains It Pours - Part 2

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

The clouds and frequent rain have been relentless since we arrived at midnight on Friday. Under the protection of my mosquito net, I read some more of a book that I found in the kitchen. In the early afternoon, the sun came out! That didn't solve the ...

When It Rains It Pours - Part 3, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

When It Rains It Pours - Part 3

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

I made some pancakes with an "add water" mix. My only other breakfast in this country has been a little bowl of FrootLoops that i got at the grocery store for a buck. Oh wait, the grocery store carries decent chocolate chip muffins for about $1.30 each. ...

Besuch bei den Haien von Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Besuch bei den Haien von Moorea

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Als naechstes steht die Insel Mo'orea auf dem Programm. Sie liegt direkt gegenueber von Tahiti und ist per regelmaessiger Faehre mit der wesentlich groesseren Nachbarinsel verbunden. Hier finden wir mal wieder einen richtig schoenen Zeltplatz, bei Mark ...

101 ways to eat a baguette, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

101 ways to eat a baguette

A travel blog entry by steveandshaz

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... . It was boiling when we arrived, we changed into shorts, changed some money and checked t'internet for how to get across to Moorea, the island where our digs where. We took a taxi to the ferry, Sharon turned green on the ferry ride across to Moorea, ...

Tahiti, (france but more expensive and tropical!!), Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti, (france but more expensive and tropical!!)

A travel blog entry by feeandpete

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... the ferry. We had read that Tahiti itself didn't have as much to offer so we took the advice and ran. Moorea was definitely what we were looking for from French Polynesia. We had always intended this part of our trip to be a bit of a buffer to relax and ...

Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... 1084;и.   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is one of many islands of French Polynesia.  In the center of the island there are ...

Mo'orea - The Angel Island, Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Mo'orea - The Angel Island

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Search on maps.google.com and zoom way in to Mo'orea (try moorea if the search doesn't work) - you'll see what we mean. After a meager breakfast it was straight back to the airport  to get our 8 minute flight to Mo'orea (we found out that if we ...

Moorea Island, French Polynesia, Moorea Island, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea Island, French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by timbo_and_sue

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... . Since there is a reef break, the water is the perfect swimming depth for about a half mile out - sweet, sweet paradise. On Moorea, we stayed at a hostel right on the beach! Our beach was amazing - amazing coral, fish, and very few people. The island ...

Pacific Paradice, Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Pacific Paradice

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Went to the Sheraton to pick up a car and a nice lady there recommended someplace cheaper (do we look that poor?) so we went there and, after getting a car, moved our stuff to our new fancy bungalow in Les Tipaniers Iti and began a day of island ...

Christmas cards, Moorea and Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Christmas cards

A travel blog entry by cmj

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... three hours on the beach. Not that I got much sleeping done between the pack of topless women to my left, the adorable french toddlers to my right, and the stingray circling the shallow lagoon waters in front. That evening we splurged on a dinner theatre ...

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