Travel Blogs from French Polynesia

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Tauchen im Garuae Pass von Fakarava, Fakarava, French Polynesia travel blog

Tauchen im Garuae Pass von Fakarava

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Auch Fakarava ist vor allem ein Reiseziel fuer Taucher, so dass auch wir uns hier noch einmal ganz der Unterwasserwelt widmen. Zuerst aber bauen wir mal wieder unser Zelt in einer schoenen kleinen Familienpension auf. Hier ist einiges los, so dass wir ...

Tahaa, Tahaa, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahaa

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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I snart en vecka har vi nu seglat innanför korallrevet som binder ihop Raiatea och Tahaa. Det finns ett antal passage in genom revet, allt väl utmärkt, det är fransmän bra på måste t o m Ingvar medge trots hans allmänna skeptisism mot fransmän i ...

Tahaa II, Tahaa, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahaa II

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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En kort rapport från Tahaa.  Vi har nu legat ankrade under 2 dagar vid den lilla ön Tautau. Vi hade hört att här skulle finnas något som kallades coral garden. Ön ligger på barriärrevet och består egentligen av 3 små öar. Mellan öarna ...

bora bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

bora bora

A travel blog entry by cazzadazza

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Up a little earlier than yesterday so we can get off early and have a look around. These islands are all very pretty if only we had enough time to swim on them. We went for a island drive, as all these island have the tours we wanted to look at this one ...

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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Saturday morning I got up and caught the 9:30 bus back around the island and hopped off at the largest village. After browsing around looking unsuccessfully for any book in English, I settle for some post cards and grab some lunch. There's really not ...

Tahiti - another trasfer, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti - another trasfer

A travel blog entry by kt1

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Arrived in Tahiti, a bit confused, didn't realize we were stopping here! Had just enough time to get a cuppa tea, and have a couple of cigarettes and we were back on our way! Next stop Rarotonga, and the start to my ...

Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by binghams

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After a month sleeping in the back of a campervan, it was pure bliss to arrive in the sunshine of Tahiti and our fab hotel - we were not used to so much space! A friendly Tahitian welcome greeted us with local music, dancing and gifts ...

Takeoff: Island-hopping Polynesia, Faa'a, French Polynesia travel blog

Takeoff: Island-hopping Polynesia

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... ! In the departure lobby we awaited our small plane and after a quick boarding we were in!!! So there we were: off for 4 weeks of island hopping within the French Polynesian Atolls and Islands; a dream coming true!! ...

Travels in Huahine, Huahine, French Polynesia travel blog

Travels in Huahine

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

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... next day and hired a car to travel round the islands (Huahine Nui and Huahine Iti). The car hire agent was very interesting (a french ex-pat), who described the island as a "golden prison" due to it's beauty but the high costs of travelling off the ...

1st day in Heaven, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

1st day in Heaven

A travel blog entry by mlcjemma

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At last the eight of us (Mum, Michael, Darren, Annabel, Dee, Alirra, Rory and ME!) got off the stuffy cramped plane. the plane was crowded with lots of people from all around the world i met a girl around my age and we sat and talked together, she was ...

Tahiti and towards the Marquesas, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti and towards the Marquesas

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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... soaked to the bone within 15 seconds of stepping off the ship. Supposedly a stunning atoll, one of the largest in Polynesia, we enjoyed the puddles, wet palm trees and non-existent views during a rainstorm impressive for its ferocity. The sensible people ...

Bora Bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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Det börjar dra ihop sig. En svensk båt och en dansk bredvid ska segla direkt till Tonga. Vi kom av oss ett tag igår för startmotorn på generatorn ville inte starta och vi som skulle köra water makern inför resan, självklart finns ingen ...

Rangiroa Spectacular Fishes, Rangiroa, French Polynesia travel blog

Rangiroa Spectacular Fishes

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Friday, February 19, 2010:  Rangiroa (vast sky), Tuamotus, French Polynesia:  Star Flyer arrived early morning to the Rangiroa atoll, a very flat coral ring just above sea level, reminiscent of the Bahamas when viewed from the ship.  The ...

Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea

A travel blog entry by moleandplace

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Tuesday we arrive at Moorea – a whole 9 miles from Papeete. Great weather. After a short and quick tender ride we get on a boat for our swimming with reef sharks and manta rays tour. While it is a "private" tour, it's full of ship people, but ...

Citrus Extravaganza, Ua Huka, French Polynesia travel blog

Citrus Extravaganza

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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Some more tikis, but more importantly a fruit tree arboretum. It was only by laying a trail of pomelos that we were able to entice Daniel back onto the boat. He'd last been spotted disappearing into a citrus grove with a large pole to help rescue any ...

Rangiroa, Rangiroa, French Polynesia travel blog

Rangiroa

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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- Сейчас мы перелетели на группу островов ...

Papeete, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Papeete

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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Had a free day so walked to the Stadium, 40mins each way in the heat, to register and get our tshirts - bright yellow and orange! Opening Ceremony held on the waterfront with entertainment by hula dancers etc - the full Tahitian stuff. Dinner was at 'the ...

Jul 29, 2012, Raiatea, French Polynesia travel blog

Jul 29, 2012

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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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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Monday, February 15, 2010:  We set sail out of Papeete Harbor, Tahiti after a late busload of 30 passengers arrived at 12:20 AM and boarded.  Excited, I did not get much sleep in my new cabin.  I was up early on deck, coffee in hand.  ...

Luxury at a price, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Luxury at a price

A travel blog entry by bec_f

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Well we had 4 nights in the luxury that we were imaging that Tahiti and Moorea would be. Hummmm think again. The cost of the accommodation should have given a good indication as to things to come....If you want to go somewhere with high expense (not ...

Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by sophiestikated

Well, it has been quite a while since my last entry, hasn't it... Sorry 'bout that... We've passed through Hawaii and are now in Tahiti. Hawaii was beautiful. Waikiki was great, but really, it doesn't even compare (visually) to any of the beaches down ...

Very Friendly Nuku Hiva, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia travel blog

Very Friendly Nuku Hiva

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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022410 Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia: We arrived early morning and dropped anchor at the deep protected harbor off the village of Taiohae.  This is another beautiful volcanic island with mountains topping 3,700 feet high.  I ...

Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

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... .... none of the flimsy plastic rubbish! A world away from rubbish American Airlines. Tahiti is the main island of French Polynesia, and it does feel very French. They even had a separate immigration channel for European Passport holders. Unfortunately ...

Day 56: TAHITI!!!, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Day 56: TAHITI!!!

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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... . We bought our picnic - apples, cheese (Rachel is something of a cheese connoisseur, listen to me using words like that in a French country), baguettes, peanut butter, and wine. Sounds good, doesn't it? Even the wine sounded good to me. Liz and Jonathan ...

Tahiti - more photos from our trip, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti - more photos from our trip

A travel blog entry by shockleytravels

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More pictures from our trip to Tahiti and the cruise on Star Flyer Sailing ...

Pirun kallis paratiisi, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Pirun kallis paratiisi

A travel blog entry by loskoivisto

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... Papeeten valisten lentojen maara. Kasittaakseni olisimme joutuneet odottamaan seuraavaa yhteytta muutaman paivan, jolloin koko Ranskan Polynesia olisi jaanyt valiin. Vaihto Aucklandissa sujui kuitenkin jouhevasti ja saavuimme Papeeteen Tahitille aivan ...

Bora Bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by cazzadazza

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May 3rd day 25 Bora Bora Up a little earlier than yesterday so we can get off early and have a look around. These islands are all very pretty if only we had enough time to swim on them. We went for a island drive, as all these island have the tours we ...

Ua Pou, Ua Pou, French Polynesia travel blog

Ua Pou

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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Ua Pou wins prizes for being most spectacular island with eroded volcanoes and basalt crags swirling through the cloud. When the islands were active volcanoes, enormous basalt plugs forced their way up through the lava. These cooled and millennia later ...

Walking through paradise, Fatu Hiva, French Polynesia travel blog

Walking through paradise

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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... lava pinnacles. There is some debate as the whether the bay was really called the Baie des Verges after the phallic pinnacles at the entrance and outraged missionaries inserted an “i” to get virgins in French instead of penises. Who ...

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