Taiohae

Taiohae, French Polynesia

Travel Blogs from Taiohae

Taiohae Travel Blogs (11)
Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia, Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia travel blog

Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

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... visit the Marquesas have often stayed-Herman Melville and Paul Gauguin are a couple of famous examples. The island is incredibly beautiful. Taiohae is now the capital of the Marquesas, although originally it was Atuona, on Hiva Oa. Paul Gaugin lived on ...

On to the Marquesas, Taiohae, French Polynesia travel blog

On to the Marquesas

A travel blog entry by ireneandchris

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... it was quite dramatic as it was first light when we saw the island of Ua Huka, we passed by the steep to cliffs and sailed into Taiohae Bay on Nuka Hiva just after 10am on 26 May. There were quite a number of yachts there on anchor but there was plenty of ...

The Marquesas, Taiohae, French Polynesia travel blog

The Marquesas

A travel blog entry by ireneandchris

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The main harbour of Taiohae although sheltered was open to the south and while we were anchored there it often felt like we were still at sea with the swell that persistently rolled in.  But it was a safe place with the only two major hazards, ...

Nuku Hiva, Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia travel blog

Nuku Hiva

A travel blog entry by tomclaudia

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... town then a few dirt "roads".  One grocery store, a church, a bank where it took me 45 minutes to get $20 in French Polynesia francs for an $8 fee.  Beautiful and rugged.  Need four wheel drive to get to anywhere else on the Island.  ...