Travel Blogs from Raiatea, French Polynesia

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Huahine thru Toahatu Pass to Raiatea, Tahaa, French Polynesia travel blog

Huahine thru Toahatu Pass to Raiatea

A travel blog entry by freya691

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... from Hauhine. It was recommended to us to visit the Anapa Pearl Farm, so we motored over to the western side of Raiatea, briefly circling around the Marina Apooiti area so I could quickly check emails. Reception was hard to get for my internet through ...

Back to Raiatea / Pearl Farm & Ile Taoru, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Back to Raiatea / Pearl Farm & Ile Taoru

A travel blog entry by freya691

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... worth doing this tour. You may or may not want to buy a pearl afterwards – I did as I wasn’t going to leave French Polynesia without one. So I bought a nice A grade black/peacock colour 12.5mm pearl (25,000XPF) & a small A grade silver ...

Our welcome to Raiatea (after more delays), Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Our welcome to Raiatea (after more delays)

A travel blog entry by freya691

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... we finally got the 45 min flight to Raiatea which was after 3.30pm! Were picked up by the resort taxi and taken to the Raiatea Lodge Hotel. Unfortunately too late to do anything “resortie” such as take out their kayaks & snorkel off ...

The start of 10 blissful nights, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

The start of 10 blissful nights

A travel blog entry by freya691

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... – which looked like coleslaw made from Tuna & sashimi (ultra thin slices of fresh tuna). Really nice fish. Had a bottle of French red to wash it down which was OK but as usual lacked flavour and we finished off with dessert. The show started not ...

Motu Nao Nao, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Motu Nao Nao

A travel blog entry by freya691

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Miles travelled - 10nm from Ile Taoru to Motu Nao Nao No such thing again as a sleep in. Up at 6.30am and started a loaf of bread before setting off down the east coast to Motu Nao Nao. We thought of visiting here for the day and returning to Faaroa Bay. ...

Nao Nao to Faaroa Bay, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Nao Nao to Faaroa Bay

A travel blog entry by freya691

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Miles travelled - 11nm from Motu Nao Nao to Faaroa Bay A sad morning as we had to depart this most beautiful anchorage. Had breaky and fed toady – the toadfish. We left early as we wanted to get to Faaroa Bay and explore the river Aoppomau. The ...

Return to Raiatea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Return to Raiatea

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

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... and his attendant dinghy Penfold (as christened by us) was an excellent yacht and we were very sorry to step ashore. French Polynesia is a fantastic place, very expensive but the combination of Polynesian culture and French cuisine is hard to ...

Raiatea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Raiatea

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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Back in Raiatea, on our beautiful campsite we decided to enjoy what we have, because you never know what you get next... In the morning Maria got a drive to the Islands centre, from Moana, and explored the markets and the town. although he said ...

RAIATEA,    FRENCH  POLYNESIA, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

RAIATEA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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A day in Raietea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

A day in Raietea

A travel blog entry by bartschr

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... of doing this blog thing...thanks to those of you have replied...I have no way of knowing who gets what... Well a very short trip to Raiatea...117 miles. Toured around the town ( took about 10 min.) Then we went on a tour that took us to a Black Pearl ...

Jul 29, 2012, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Jul 29, 2012

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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Raiatea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Raiatea

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

Vi har efter en nattsegling kommit till Raiatea den näst största ön i Franska Polynesien. Idag besökte vi den största och heligaste kultplatsen Mare i Polynesien. Där finns massor av stenlämningar men naturligtvis inga av trähusen kavar då den ...

Raiatea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Raiatea

A travel blog entry by cazzadazza

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Raiatea another beautiful island, but they are very expensive, we went for a quick walk before heading off on our tour. We went to the pearl farm and then snorkelled, we were shown how the implant the beads to make the pearls, and they showed us some of ...

Bora Bora here we come!, Uturoa, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora here we come!

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

... had breakfast by the lagoon, looking out to Bora Bora, in beautiful sunshine and about 28°C. Tough one this.   French Polynesia is the dream holiday location - volcanic islands, turquoise seas, brilliant blue skies - just what you want on a ...

Kurzbesuch auf Raiatea und Hauhine, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Kurzbesuch auf Raiatea und Hauhine

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Raiatea ist nur einen sehr kurzen Flug von Maupiti entfernt, aber die beiden Inseln sind sehr verschieden. Auch Raiatea hat ein vorgelagertes Riff und ein paar kleine Motu, ist aber viel groesser als Maupiti und wesentlich „einheimischer". Hier lebt ...

raiatea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

raiatea

A travel blog entry by marwilt

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... ; One interesting note however.  After we sailed about 5 pm, the captain told us that a tsunami warning had been issued for French Polynesia at 6:40 pm.  Sure enough at 6:30 the water in the pool began to slosh from side to side.  ...

Huahine - overwater bungalow, Leeward Islands, Französisch-Polynesien travel blog

Huahine - overwater bungalow

A travel blog entry by coma2012

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Goodbye Mama Jean, Uturoa, French Polynesia travel blog

Goodbye Mama Jean

A travel blog entry by gatogo

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... . After much soul searching, the realities of a trip back were not possible. Our visas were running out the following week and French law states that you must be out of the country for 3-months before another visa can be issued. Our immigration agent was ...

L'origine des polynésiens, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

L'origine des polynésiens

A travel blog entry by laurent.quintal

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... chagrin d'amour. De fait les deux îles ne formaient qu'une seule et même entité il y a plusieurs milliers d'années.Raiatea est communément surnommée l’Île sacrée, de par son statut privilégié dans la culture traditionnelle locale c'est ...

Dernier soir sur Raiatea, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Dernier soir sur Raiatea

A travel blog entry by laurent.quintal

Aprés cette super journée dernier repas avec les italiens,demain je decolle pour ...

Our home exchange in Raiatea, plus Bora Bora, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Our home exchange in Raiatea, plus Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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... , but plenty on its motu, and doesn't get a lot of tourists, although its yachting marinas make it the sailing centre of French Polynesia. There is a fair bit of cloud, but get a good look, and photos of the islands. Laurent and Delphine, our houseswap ...

Not quite the perfect day, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Not quite the perfect day

A travel blog entry by thecannons

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... some water and decided to take a walk… About 4KM later, we flagged down a passing cyclist and in a combination of broken French / English determined that we would have to walk a very long way to get anywhere. Before starting back, we went down to ...

Easter Island - not just an ugly face -scenery too, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Easter Island - not just an ugly face -scenery too

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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... from the night before, who were the ones who put our daypack on the seat for us. Sun 21st Dec Easter Island - Tahiti (French Polynesia) We finally leave without breakfast, after all waiting around for quite a while as Angelica has gone off to buy the ...

French Polynesia, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by coastalboomers

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Day 21 – Raiatea, Taha'a – docked  29° & humid We have now arrived in French Polynesia and oh my this island is beautiful. It is so much what I would expect of a south pacific island. It was Saturday when we ...

The Sacred Isle, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

The Sacred Isle

A travel blog entry by khillski

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... was named after their homeland and became the most sacred of sites all around the islands. Raiatea is the second largest island in French Polynesia, and was transformed into the main thoroughfare for religion and culture among the ancient Polynesians. ...

Motu picnic, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Motu picnic

A travel blog entry by choupettechoupi

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Tahiti Paradise, Uturoa, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti Paradise

A travel blog entry by karensnare

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Hi from the Town of Uturoa, on the island of Raiatea, which is one of the islands of Tahiti, which is in French Polynesia. We have been hanging here in our little boutique motel lodge which is very quaint and quiet.  Love it!  Today we meet the ...

Raiatea, Uturoa, French Polynesia travel blog

Raiatea

A travel blog entry by nephaarite

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Huahine, Fare, French Polynesia travel blog

Huahine

A travel blog entry by nephaarite

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1:30 means 1:30, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

1:30 means 1:30

A travel blog entry by liseandlance

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Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 - Moorea, French Polynesia Wow! Best adventurous day we've had so far! On a boat with our Tour Guide Capitaine David & his girlfriend Terra (really nice young couple) – we went to Tahaa island to a private motu ...

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