Travel Blogs from French Polynesia

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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 ...

Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by danielandrachel

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Tahiti Dream Realized, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti Dream Realized

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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... being sold in bulk without wrappers.  I loved taking in all of the sounds, smells and watching the locals interact in French as I walked around the store.  I bought a ubiquitous baguette, some Roquefort blue cheese and sliced sausage of some ...

Tahiti Iti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti Iti

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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Our first day in Tahiti was exhausting as we were very jet lagged. But the weather, air, flowers and the blend of French and island culture were wonderful. It was amazing to see Gauguin's art everywhere too. We found a great little motel called Mahinatea ...

Manihi, Paeua, French Polynesia travel blog

Manihi

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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Så kom vi till Tuamotu atollöarna, även kallat The Dangerous Islands pga. ett otal rev, tidvattenskillnader, starka strömmar och ofta bara ett enda smalt passage som en möjlig ingång under mycket korta tider på dygnet, olika beroende på ...

Last day of competion, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Last day of competion

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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Slightly cloudy, another hot day. Competion started earlier, mid morning. Big surprise of the day was Keith and some others were presented with Merit Award Certificates, in true competion style, on the podium. The presenter was Lord Sebastian Coe!  ...

Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,Bora,

A travel blog entry by bartschr

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... to the Grand dining room and passing the elevator we just happened to run into Pat and Tom, who we had met at this French restaurant ( Le Cigalon ) which was next to the LeMeridian...they were seated right next to us and we chatted quite a bit and said ...

We're in Paradise, must be Bora Bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

We're in Paradise, must be Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by foxycruiser

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We're in heaven today, also known as Bora Bora. Picture a masterpiece of deep green volcanic peaks edged by a ribbon of reef and magnificent white baby powder sand beaches. All of this majesty rises from a spectacular lagoon of jewel-like hues ranging ...

Les derniers jours, Vaitape, French Polynesia travel blog

Les derniers jours

A travel blog entry by odilega

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Ce sont malheureusement nos derniers jours et nous essayons d'en profiter au maximum. Avant hier nous sommes allés nous promener à la ville la plus proche: Vaitape. C'est vraiment tout petit et il y a surtout des bijouteries et des petites ...

Premier jour, Punaauia, French Polynesia travel blog

Premier jour

A travel blog entry by odilega

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Oui oui, nous sommes bien arrivés ā destination et tout va bien, pas d'imprévus ā part un retard ā l'aéroport de Mtl de 40 min qui a causé une course folle ā Los Angeles pour se rendre ā temps ā notre vol pour Tahiti, fiou! Premičre chose qui ...

Polynesian Adventure 2013, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Polynesian Adventure 2013

A travel blog entry by bartschr

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Tahiti, (france but more expensive and tropical!!), Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti, (france but more expensive and tropical!!)

A travel blog entry by feeandpete

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... Tahiti itself didn't have as much to offer so we took the advice and ran. Moorea was definitely what we were looking for from French Polynesia. We had always intended this part of our trip to be a bit of a buffer to relax and unwind from all the travel ...

Off to Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Off to Tahiti

A travel blog entry by davidbeaulieu

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West of Middle of Nowhere, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia travel blog

West of Middle of Nowhere

A travel blog entry by pete-r

Friday 29 August West of Middle of Nowhere         S 06° 45.0'           W 120° 42.1' Cloudy start, but fine morning. Quite a bit of roll but warm enough to ...

Rock and Roll and Records, Marque, French Polynesia travel blog

Rock and Roll and Records

A travel blog entry by pete-r

Saturday 30 August  East of Marquesas           S09° 24.6'            W 128° 38.0' No rock, but plenty of roll today. Fine enough for ...

Splashing and smiling, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Splashing and smiling

A travel blog entry by mlcjemma

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We had all just woken up and then we all heard a sound it was coming from outside so we all went out onto the balcony and there was three guys on there boat singing and playing (drums, guitar, Voice) we had heard of them before but did not know that they ...

Welcome to the Navel of the World, Easter Island, Easter Island, French Polynesia travel blog

Welcome to the Navel of the World, Easter Island

A travel blog entry by kit10

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Even though I loved Viņa del Mar, I wasn´t sorry to leave it behind and escape to the once tropical island of Isla de Pascua, or Easter Island. I would recommend this trip to anyone, even if just for a couple of days. It's so much more than I imagined ...

South of Marquesas, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia travel blog

South of Marquesas

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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Sunday 31 August South of Marquesas         S 11° 54.9'           W136° 08.7' Fine day; some roll but less than yesterday. Ron saw a whale this morning (but ...

Farewell to the Cook Islands - Bonjour Tahiti!!, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Farewell to the Cook Islands - Bonjour Tahiti!!

A travel blog entry by ottawop

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... interesting to see how French Polynesia compares.  It will be tough to beat that incredible lagoon of Aitutaki, but I'm sure French Polynesia will be spectacular as well. Aitutaki was sunshine, white sand, every-shade-of-turquoise warm lagoon, ...

Vanilla Paradise!, Tahaa, French Polynesia travel blog

Vanilla Paradise!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... onto the ground of the singer 'Champs Elysee' and the wild island confirm the beauty of this still relatively un-touristy island of French Polynesia. Taha'a is wild and still mostly local. As usual there are exceptions to the rules and so is Brian. We ...

Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... 1084;и.   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is one of many islands of French Polynesia.  In the center of the island there are ...

NO rain today!!, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

NO rain today!!

A travel blog entry by bartschr

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... a shopping area nearby. We enjoyed our dinner so much last night we are probably going back again this evening. A nice little French restaurant with a neighbourhood feel.  We were able to FaceTime with JB, Amy and the boys yesterday ( we could see ...

Mo'orea - The Angel Island, Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Mo'orea - The Angel Island

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Search on maps.google.com and zoom way in to Mo'orea (try moorea if the search doesn't work) - you'll see what we mean. After a meager breakfast it was straight back to the airport  to get our 8 minute flight to Mo'orea (we found out that if we ...

Bora Bora and Moorea, 26 August - 3 September, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora and Moorea, 26 August - 3 September

A travel blog entry by martinakhaelss

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Bora Bora: I arrive at the huge airport of Papeete (capital of Tahiti). From the travel reports I have received, it was recommended not to stay in Papeete or on Tahiti as it is very busy with a lot of traffic, it has lost it´s island charm. ...

Back to the beach..., Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Back to the beach...

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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still to ...

Fatu Hiva, Fatu Hiva, French Polynesia travel blog

Fatu Hiva

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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Efter 20 dagar på Galapagos lämnade v i Puorto Ayora på onsdag eftermiddag den 25/5 och satte kurs mot Marquesas och ön Fatu Hiva. Detta vår längsta segling hittills 3000 sjömil beräknades ta c:a 25 dagar. I början var vindarna svaga och vi fick ...

Moorea Island, French Polynesia, Moorea Island, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea Island, French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by timbo_and_sue

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Hello! We arrived into Papeete airport in Tahiti early Sept 27th. After navigating the Le Truck system on the Island we ferried over to Moorea Island. Wow - what a sweet place. As we roll into the harbor there's huge mountains surrounded by lush ...

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