Travel Blogs from French Polynesia

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French Polynesia, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by saraheva

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Our journey from Cook Islands to French Polynesia went well luckily as we weren't sure whether we would be picked up by our booked hostel and we landed at 12:30am. Thankfully we were picked up and taken to our rooms by our host at Fare ...

Pa-ra-dise, Tetamanu, French Polynesia travel blog

Pa-ra-dise

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... today, an because of those 60 km between north and south we acctually will spend 3 hours on a boat .... brrrrrrrmmm..... Nevertheless, in French Polynesia a boat ride is always nice, but with an Atolls this big and more waves in the lagoon, it can be ...

Finishing Up in French Polynesia, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Finishing Up in French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by cdaberer

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Greetings from the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia! Well, my trip has just about come to a close, as I leave back for Edmonton (via LA and Vancouver) late tonight. What a great place to end off my journey! French Polynesia is every bit the ...

Moorea or Mordor?, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea or Mordor?

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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Wednesday 3 September Papeete                              S 17° ...

Bora Bora - or Shark is Everywhere, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bora Bora - or Shark is Everywhere

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

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... visited the Lagoonarium, an enclosed inlet where we snorkelled with various sharks, rays and other fish. Our sailing guide, translated from the French, stated that in the lagoon, "shark is everywhere" and this did seem to be the case here. Our final night ...

Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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Arrived at dawn. Good day including halfway round Tahiti and back, by bus. More to follow. Sorry this is short; internet limitations and can't see the pictures - I hope I got reasonable ones! Leave in afternoon of the 3rd . . . ...

Pacific Paradice, Mo'orea, French Polynesia travel blog

Pacific Paradice

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Went to the Sheraton to pick up a car and a nice lady there recommended someplace cheaper (do we look that poor?) so we went there and, after getting a car, moved our stuff to our new fancy bungalow in Les Tipaniers Iti and began a day of island ...

Mothering Sunday again, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Mothering Sunday again

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

Spent one night on Tahiti Island, at a lovely hotel with a good restaurant. The following day was Mothering Sunday in Tahiti, the third Mothering Sunday we have encountered during our ...

Land at Last!, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia travel blog

Land at Last!

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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... to dinner, drove us around the island to see the sights, and took us fishing. The men in Nuku Hiva, like much of Polynesia, are really good at fishing with harpoon guns. They slowly swim down to depths of more than 15 meters and then stay underwater ...

Tahiti-anniversaire d’Émilie!, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti-anniversaire d’Émilie!

A travel blog entry by cpasifou

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Déjà 15 ans! Il ne fallait pas rater l'événement. À l'origine, la Polynésie française n’était pas sur notre itinéraire de voyage. Mais nous avons changé d’idée lorsque mimi a découvert que son anniversaire était menacé. Il ...

Über- & Unterwasser-Paradies, Fakarava, French Polynesia travel blog

Über- & Unterwasser-Paradies

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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Das Atoll von Fakarava wird das Zweite im Tuamotu Archipel, welches wir das Glück haben besuchen zu dürfen. Und wie wir von Rangiroa angetan waren, so soll es uns in Fakarava aus den Flip-Flops hauen. Der Nordteil der Insel (hpts. über den ...

TAHITI and the rest of October, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

TAHITI and the rest of October

A travel blog entry by jamierb

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... was fantastic.  A great way to end the trip.     It was in the 80s and humid everyday in French Polynesia, with a little sprinkle now and then in the afternoons.  The islands are decently developed for the most part, but only ...

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Northwest of Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

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January 20, Sunday I don't know where the time goes. We have another sea day today-and we have traveled about 700 miles from Nuku Hiva (not that we can take credit for that accomplishment, but we are moving forward!). The time seems to be flying by. ...

Pape'ete, Pape'ete, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Pape'ete

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

Our flight to Pape'ete was not until half 9 at night so we spent another relaxing day in the tropical garden with little excursions to the village for foodie treats.  But apart from that we just sat in the sun and chatted. Later on we got ...

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

Bora Bora Knotta Bora

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010:  Bora Bora, the name itself conjures up images of native tribesmen and sounds of drums off in the distance.  I awoke early & was up on deck, coffee in hand, as the Star Flyer sailed past lush Huahine (we'll be ...

Moorea and Tahiti, Tahiti., French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea and Tahiti

A travel blog entry by jonandfay

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We flew into Tahiti, but caught the boat straight to Moorea cos the beaches are better there!  Bit of a downer on the first day, fell asleep on the beach and got very burnt!  Where we were staying was beautiful - clear water, white sands, no ...

And So I Go Part 2, The Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia travel blog

And So I Go Part 2

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

And you ask me shall I sing. I tell you this. The singing will be here within myself. Inside this body. Fluting through these bones. Ringing in the skies of being. Ribboning in the course of blood to soothe swelled limbs and ache bruised heart. You say ...

Life On Board, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Life On Board

A travel blog entry by sophiestikated

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Life on board has gradually evolved for us. These days we spend most of our time reading. The food has become too familiar and hence has lost our interest. We eat salad when there are decent veggies on the salad bar, and we never grow tired of the pizza ...

Bobcat 6 now  in Bora Bora, Can Polynesia survive?, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Bobcat 6 now in Bora Bora, Can Polynesia survive?

A travel blog entry by tahitibobcat

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... a hotel with internet access that works, so will give all as brief an update as possible. Everything you've heard about Polynesia is absolutely true. I seem to have become the first casualty as I woke this morning with the room spinning like a whirling ...

Moorea, Cook's Bay, French Polynesia travel blog

Moorea

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

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... the lagoon. I really liked Moorea and would love to have seen the island with clear blue skies. But overall I found French Polynesia to be just too expensive for what it is.... I think the coasts of Brazil and Turkey are just as nice ...

Polly's view of Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Polly's view of Tahiti

A travel blog entry by pollyali

Preliminary views of Tahiti, in my opinion were "amazing." Shame it didnt last. After getting on the boat to the neighbouring island of moorea.. which was great fun (with some fantastic views) we met, by a stroke of luck, our host " Mark" from Marks ...

Exceeding it's magnificent reputation- Bora Bora., Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Exceeding it's magnificent reputation- Bora Bora.

A travel blog entry by kingo

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... on a small plane. when we arrived, we were greeted by Hilton staff with Leigh's and warm smiles. There was only our family a French couple and one more person going with us. Hilton has their own boat that takes you from the airport to the little island ...

Day 14, Bora Bora, French Polynesia travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by escott10

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6:00am wake up call, how sweet it is to be in Bora Bora! Had a great island excursion on "Le Truck". Open air vehicle with the natives showing us the viewpoints and history of the island. Unbelieveable beaches and water in all shades of blue. Got to see ...

Soaking up the sun in Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Soaking up the sun in Tahiti

A travel blog entry by patandsaoyuth

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... nbsp;maison de la presse », « supermarché Champion » etc. Being a "territoire d'outre mer", French Polynesia is autonomous (they have their assembly, currency, etc.) and we could feel the ...

Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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Papeete 19/7. Överlevt Hieva, festivalen med traditionella polynesiska sporter, aktiviteter, musik, sång, dans, lokal mat. Vi kom in i Papeetes den kommunala hamnen den 11/7 och fick plats i den centrala marinan. Vi ligger nu mitt i Papeete och man ...

24 uur in Tahiti, Tahiti, French Polynesia travel blog

24 uur in Tahiti

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

Zo, hier komen wij dus echt niet meer terug. Wat knetter duur is het hier zeg, voor een bagger kwaliteit. Hebben echt in het meest ranzige hostel, als je het al zo kunt noemen,?@geslapen. Gekkos kropen over de muur, en wil niet weten welke andere beesten ...

Tahiti: La France d'outre mer, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Tahiti: La France d'outre mer

A travel blog entry by cherylandreza

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... to expect English in Hawaii, the French seemed foreign in this setting. But here we were, in the middle of French Polynesia, foreigners ourselves in this new Gaugin twist of the Pacific. We immediately reaquainted ourselves with the satisfying taste ...

Two Days in the Capital  of French Polynesia, Papeete, French Polynesia travel blog

Two Days in the Capital of French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by gapostol

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Enjoy the pics. Text at a later ...

Time out in Tahiti, Papette, French Polynesia travel blog

Time out in Tahiti

A travel blog entry by pc_out_there

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... for your Monday morning (we managed to acquire some cheapish internet access hence all the blog entries) Clare and I are now in French Polynesia for our last week of sunshine before heading to LA LA! We spent a couple of days in Tahiti where we ...

Chapter One: Bonjour, Auckland, French Polynesia travel blog

Chapter One: Bonjour

A travel blog entry by becky_boo

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Bonjour everyone. The rate here is ridiculous and I dont know where all the keys are so its taking ages to type. Just to let you know we have arrived in Tahiti and its hot AS! Weve had some amusing incidents which I will recount later when Im not ...

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