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Thoughts Turning Homeward in Tikehau

As seen from above, Tikehau would look like an unlikely place to live. Made up of a string of motus (small islands), the collection of them is a near-perfect circle (an… 684 more words


Throwback Thursday

With summer approaching, I am getting the itch to hit the beaches and get some much needed sun. I wish we were going on a beach vacation but since I just had Hudson and all, we won’t be going anywhere this summer :) Why not relive one of the best vacations I have ever took in my life: Our Honeymoon to Moorea and Bora Bora! 67 more words

Throwback Thursday


Rangiroa is an atoll in the archipelago of the Eastern Tuamotu. The atoll is located 350 km northeast of Tahiti. This is the second largest atoll in the world, Tahiti fit on the inside. 33 more words


French Polynesia (2014) Citrus

Beautifully cancelled cover arrived from Tahiti in French Polynesia. Excellent work of the Philatelic bureau! :).



The Marquesas Islands form one of the five administrative divisions (subdivisions administratives) of French Polynesia. The capital of the Marquesas Islands administrative subdivision is the settlement of Taiohae on the island of Nuku Hiva. 26 more words


The North Channel of Fakarava Atoll

It was a cool April morning.

Le Passe Nord is (as it is known), the widest atoll channel in French Polynesia, is one of two openings into Fakarava atoll which forms a ring 60km long and 25km long.   34 more words