Travel Blogs from French Polynesia

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Leave Switzerland back to boring work in Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Leave Switzerland back to boring work in Tahiti

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

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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 ...

The Butterfly Princess, Hiva Oa, French Polynesia travel blog

The Butterfly Princess

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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Hiva Oa has the best surviving tiki sites at Ti I'I Pona with fabulous carved figures by Manioto’a. His own statue apparently stands watching over the crouched figure of his wife, the Butterfly Princess as she dies in agony in child birth. Some of ...

Gone Fishin', Tahuata, French Polynesia travel blog

Gone Fishin'

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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Daniel spent the morning fishing here – a remarkably successful trip around the island's bays that began to pay back hours spent trying to fish on the harbour pier of Playa Blanca. 9 fish in 2 hours of which all bar two were large enough to make ...

Tahiti a wash out, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti a wash out

A travel blog entry by gecklny

Hello, Well I made it out of New Zealand without being search too many more times for drugs.  I was "randomly checked" again at the airport leaving Tahiti though.  I am telling you, I have been put on the "list". Unfortunately I can not ...

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 ...

Getting started: French Polynesia!, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Getting started: French Polynesia!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... an Anglo-Saxon Protestant environment. The remains of the buildings they erected make the most impressive architectural ensemble of French Polynesia. The Austral archipelago Six high volcanic islands (Raivavae, Rurutu, Tubuai, Rimatara, Rapa) and one ...

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 ...

Bali Haiiiiiii will call youuuuuu, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Bali Haiiiiiii will call youuuuuu

A travel blog entry by lizflint

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Bali Haiiiiiiiii will call youuuuuuuu Seriously SO sick of humming that tune! Had to come away to NZ to get away from singing it in my head!! Aaargh! Luckily I know no such tune for NZ, and please don't anybody tell me one if you know one! Short ...

Vergiss die Malediven & Seychellen! BORA BORA!!, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Vergiss die Malediven & Seychellen! BORA BORA!!

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Noch schnell ein paar Souvenirs..., Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Noch schnell ein paar Souvenirs...

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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... am Marché de Papeete einkaufen gehen. Vor allem die Hinano Kleidung hat es Georg angetan und so rennen wir durch das "Paris des Südens". In vieler Hinsicht stimmt das auch, es ist laut, dreckig und die Häuser verfallen wie in Pariser Vororten. ...

South Pacific island hopping, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

South Pacific island hopping

A travel blog entry by sharkita

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... in front of a museum where they had traditional sports and dancing  (Heiva)where contestants and entertainers came from all over French Polynesia as well as a small contingent of Easter Islanders. It was a great day. Groups of men and women in their ...

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. ...

2 Exhausting Days at Sea, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

2 Exhausting Days at Sea

A travel blog entry by bartschr

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Beautiful Tikehau!!, Tikehau, French Polynesia travel blog

Beautiful Tikehau!!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... this dive. As it was our last day, we treated ourselves at a delicious dinner at Justine. Tonight it is lobster night with French fries and chocolate ice cream for dessert! The day of depart has come and it is time to say goodbye to everybody we met ...

Surprisingly Lush Huahine, Huahine, French Polynesia travel blog

Surprisingly Lush Huahine

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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... at Huahine early in the morning.  It is a beautifully lush, mountainous, volcanic 'double' island in the Society Islands of French Polynesia, together measuring about 10 miles long by 8 miles wide.  The two islands, Huahine Niu (big) & ...

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 ...

The third world of french polynesia, The Marquesas, French Polynesia travel blog

The third world of french polynesia

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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... I have always wanted to go and I think I have got it out of my system now. It was definitely hard to switch from Spanish into French. It took me a few days to get the right words to come out, and I was only there a week, but I managed alright. I have to ...

Bora Bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by jamemorg

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... proud that I was able to move Morgan to tears with my performance and it was a great way to cap off the last night of our trip. It has been an amazing adventure and spending ten days in French Polynesia was a perfect way to end the trip. ...

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 ...

Das Flitterwochendomizil Bora Bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Das Flitterwochendomizil Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Es ist soweit, *Trommelwirbel* wir fliegen nach Bora Bora, die weltbekannte Trauminsel und das wohl beliebteste Flitterwochenziel schlechthin. Die Preise sollen dementsprechend hier von einem anderen Stern sein, und so haben wir gleich von Anfang an nur ...

Tikehau - Mantas in der Lagune und Haie am Strand, Tikehau, French Polynesia travel blog

Tikehau - Mantas in der Lagune und Haie am Strand

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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Unser erster Stopp auf den Tuamotus heisst Tikehau, ein wunderschoenes Atoll im Norden dieser Inselgruppe. Hier haben wir 3 Naechte eingeplant. Inmitten des Chaos bei Ankunft am kleinen Flughafen des Atolls finden wir mit Hilfe eines franzoesischen ...

Tahiti Nui, Paea, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti Nui

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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Endlich geht ein lang ersehnter Traum in Erfüllung. Einen Tag bevor wir weggeflogen sind (wie gesagt, sehr verwirrend) landen wir in mitten von endlosem Wasser auf einer kleinen Vulkaninsel namens Tahiti Nui. Wir werden zwar von einem Orchester ...

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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After a 4 hour delay at LAX for which we were compensated with a dodgy cheap pizza, we flew to Tahiti. 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 ...

Diving, Diving & Diving, Rangiroa, French Polynesia travel blog

Diving, Diving & Diving

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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Schon der Anflug auf das typische Korallenatoll in den Tuamotus zeigt uns einen spektakulären (wenn auch wolkenverhangenen) Überblick über die Natur der Insel. Ein dünner Korallensaum (eigentlich ein zusammengestürzter Vulkankrater) erhebt sich ein ...

TAHITI ISLAND (French Polynesia). February 27, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

TAHITI ISLAND (French Polynesia). February 27

A travel blog entry by ribalda

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... we had to endure the false smile from the owner. The location was perfect, in the same Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, with all services nearby. Tahiti is the largest island in the archipelago and this all very carefully. The tropical ...

Diving for black pearls in the lagoons of the Tuam, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Diving for black pearls in the lagoons of the Tuam

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

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Hooray! We have reached Tahiti and now have a decent internet connection! We were only in Hiva-Oa for a few days before leaving for the Tuamotu Archipelago on the 15th. We ha some problems with the watermaker on the first day of the trip, which kept ...

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