Travel Blogs from French Polynesia

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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 ...

Back to loving the land..., Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Back to loving the land...

A travel blog entry by freya691

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Miles Travelled - 4nm from Faaroa Bay to Ile Taoru to Uturoa Marina Our last morning and we had to get the boat back by 9am. Dale dropped the mooring at 5.30am much to my disgust so we had to stop at Ile Taoru so I could make breakfast, clean the boat ...

A little piece of heaven, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

A little piece of heaven

A travel blog entry by velvetescape

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... well, serves me right for constantly nodding off during those French classes I had years ago (by the way, everything in French Polynesia is in French; you're lucky if you manage to find a local who speaks decent English). On Monday, we set off after ...

Visiting the first diving site, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Visiting the first diving site

A travel blog entry by directgb

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... round island road, giving people a fair bit of walking to go for a dive. However his prices were very typically French Polynesian, i.e. astronomical. Saw turtles and reef sharks twice on first dive. Kingfish, Lemon shark, more turtles, plethora of the ...

Tahiti, Tahiti, Cook Islands travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by loxias

Stopping in Tahiti on the way to ...

Paradise, Tuamotu, French Polynesia travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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Rangiroa is the type of place people think of when they think of paradise—white beaches, palm trees, clear water that goes from turquoise to pale green to indigo. Every time we rowed to shore we saw rays and coral fish scattering under the dinghy. ...

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 ...

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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First of all, Moorea is as close to my perception of paradise as Ive ever encountered. It really is an incredibly beautiful place, with turquoise waters the likes of which Ive never seen - except in brochures - and stunning mountains in the interior. ...

Going to the islands, Huahine, French Polynesia travel blog

Going to the islands

A travel blog entry by sebou

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... bungalows on the water (600euros the night). Saw a small island entirely owned by a Corsican familly. Past under the longest bridge in polynesia (100m) and saw a giant, sacred, dick. LOL. When the guide showed it to us from afar, one of the french dudes ...

Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

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Today is October 13th...again. I flew out of Auckland on October 14 but crossed the international dateline and went back a day in time. So Im living the 13th over again! Anyway, Im in Papeete, Tahiti. Im only here for about 36 hours as a ...

on my way soon........., Paea, French Polynesia travel blog

on my way soon.........

A travel blog entry by parashakti

2weeks from today, i'll be on my way to London, i hope to see a lot of you in my short ...

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 ...

"So, Chris.... have you been to Tahiti?"

A travel blog entry by chrisazharian

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I thought about writing about the trials and tribulations of our flight to Tahiti, but why bother? It got so much better. Let's just say that 8 1/2 hours of the person in front of you lying in your lap, too much wine and vodka (and turbulence- get my ...

Tikehau, Tikehau, French Polynesia travel blog

Tikehau

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... ;historical  trauma. They are peaceful and confident. Today they are the French citizens, and can enjoy ...

And So I Go Part 1, The Pacific Ocean. Again., French Polynesia travel blog

And So I Go Part 1

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

This is a story by a Maori writer in New Zealand that we read in World Lit. I thought it spoke well to what I was doing. Spoiler: I cried, consider yourself warned! :) And So I Go Patricia Grace Our son, brother, grandchild, you say you are going ...

Start of Our Final Cruise, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Start of Our Final Cruise

A travel blog entry by sophiestikated

This is just a recap of our final cruise on the Tahitian ...

Passaging the Pacific Ocean to Polynesia, Hiva Oa, French Polynesia travel blog

Passaging the Pacific Ocean to Polynesia

A travel blog entry by sharkita

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... , limes, pawpaw, pomegranate etc. Fantastic. And in our next instalment you will find us in the Tuamotus - still part of French Polynesia but quite a change from where we've been. They are coral reef islands that are sometimes barely above sea level and ...

polynesian paradise, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

polynesian paradise

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... I'd become sunburnt. D'oh! I stopped at a little netcafe with dial-up to sent out an e-mail and discovered how wacky the French keyboard layout is. ___ My second day on the island, I went out kayaking. Got to the picture postcard point looking back at the ...

On Honeymoon Island!, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

On Honeymoon Island!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... a long chat with the manager and he told us how the Yacht club was the 'retreat' destination for the yachts sailing through Polynesia. After having sailed for a long time it would be the first western place for them to wash, go grocery shopping, do ...

Back in Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Back in Tahiti

A travel blog entry by sebou

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Back in tahiti. Julien had organised to take me to Morea or go around Tahiti. We woke up later than planned - around 9am  and then took nearly an hour to decide where we wanted to go. Finally we decided to go around Tahiti. Took the car and left ...

Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

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... returned and I was melting, so we decided to go back to the hotel. We went via the supermarket, which was a Carrefour, being a French island. It was exactly like walking into a Carrefour in France and, after I had managed to prise Richard from the cheese ...

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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Just starting to get the idea 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 ...

Reflections at Papeete Airport, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Reflections at Papeete Airport

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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We have to check out at 10am, but our flight is at 2:30am tomorrow. With little else to do, we jump on the 9:30 bus and make it over to the main island around 11:30. We wander around a bit to burn time, grab some food, and mail my postcards. By the time ...

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 ...

Krotka przygoda z wyspami polinezyjskimi, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Krotka przygoda z wyspami polinezyjskimi

A travel blog entry by camer

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No w koncu udalo mi sie opuscic NZ. Na pokladzie samolotu Air Tahiti chyba po raz pierwszy podczas moich wszystkich przelotow dostalem pelny obiad tzn. entree (salatka z anansa, ogorka i jeszcze jakis warzyw), pozniej obiad czyli cos a'la gulasz z owcy z ...

The Most relaxing few days of our lifes, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

The Most relaxing few days of our lifes

A travel blog entry by mlcjemma

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Oh we have been so busy lately we hired a small canoe  to go all around Bora Bora. We all trailed off and found on the beach ten canoes we then saw a small stall with a older man who was having a nap we unfortunately had to wake him up. He was a ...

Die Tauchlegende Rangiroa, Rangiroa, French Polynesia travel blog

Die Tauchlegende Rangiroa

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Unseren zweiten Stopp in den Tuamotus legen wir in Rangiroa ein, dem groessten Atoll der Gruppe. Es ist so gross, dass man an der einen Seite stehend kein Land auf der anderen Seite der Lagune erkennen kann. Der Hauptort des Atolls hat leider durch ...

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