Travel Blogs from French Polynesia

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SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by rachel21601


... the missionaries converting the islanders to Protestantism, the island remained isolated until an American base (the only American presence in French Polynesia during World War II) "brutally put the island in contact with the world." (Robineau) In ...

diving with the lemons (sharks!), Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

diving with the lemons (sharks!)

A travel blog entry by tc-mike-travels


Four days of diving with the Sharks!!! Lots of shark action, but sadly the underwater topography is desolate.....dead corals, no color.....very clear water....but depressing diving. Dove with Top Dive who were very accommodating and professional ...

Bora Bora - The Relaxation Zone, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora - The Relaxation Zone

A travel blog entry by onthebucketlist


... Google. We also saw a three foot manta ray. Day two was amazing. We were lucky enough to see the finish of the French Polynesian Super Bowl. This year was the 20th edition of the Hawaiki Nui Va'a which is a four leg ocean canoe race between islands ...

Another Tuesday 17 th, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Another Tuesday 17 th

A travel blog entry by holmesaway


... their jobs, business and families. You name it and we probably covered it. A really enjoyable experience. Great just to speak French again. Nathalie comes from a navy family and the Narbonne area, a daughter lives in Bordeaux and friends live in Poitiers. ...

Each day begins kayaking on the lagoon, Maharepa, French Polynesia travel blog

Each day begins kayaking on the lagoon

A travel blog entry by khillski


Early morning kayaking around the lagoon. The water is like glass just after sunrise and it is so peaceful and relaxing to just glide across the lagoon. Usually there are a few fishermen headed out in their outriggers. The coral reef that surrounds ...

A Motu BBQ, Fakarava, French Polynesia travel blog

A Motu BBQ

A travel blog entry by njbeaglemom


Today found us still in the Tuamotu Islands with a stop at Fakarava, the second largest atoll after Rangiroa and the ancient capital. It is a UNESCO protected biosphere and is roughly rectangular in shape. A group of us from cruise critic all got ...

Jul 22, 2013, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Jul 22, 2013

A travel blog entry by minusantarctica


Avatoru, Rangiroa, Avatoru. Rangiroa, French Polynesia travel blog

Avatoru, Rangiroa

A travel blog entry by travelingadream


This area is actually the largest atoll in the Tuamotus, and one of the largest in the world. The first settlers are believed to have arrived here in the tenth century A.D. The first recorded Europeans to arrive were Dutch explorers Jacob le Maire and ...

Time for the encore, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Time for the encore

A travel blog entry by khillski


Here we are, back on Bora Bora. Not much gooing on today. We went into town and I got a t-shirt and Judy got a very nice black pearl ...

Moorea, Cook's  Bay, French Polynesia travel blog


A travel blog entry by ahartry

Woke early, to find us nearing Moorea. Looks like we're going to anchor in Oponohu Bay while the Paul Gauguin is going into Cook's Bay. (I write this while Paul checks email in the library.) We were hoping to read that the package from Chase had been ...

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