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Le 20 août : Polynésie Française : Raiatea

S’il existe un paradis sur terre… Ce doit être ici: en Polynésie!
Après un vol d’environ 8 heures avec de nombreuses turbulences, nous avons atterri à Papeete à 4 heures du matin! 117 more words

I'm in the crazy sector

Iaorana tatou!

It’s fun to hear about the summer activities going on back home. As far as things go here…. well it’s as sunny and hot as always.  602 more words

Greetings from..... PAPEETE!!!‏

The verdict is in, everyone!  I am now serving in Papeete, Tahiti! :D. That’s right, I’ve been transferred to the capital city. It’s as big as cities get in Tahiti. 351 more words

Where does the time go?

Bonjour tout le monde!
So I don’t have a lot of time for this email, but that’s okay, because not a lot happened this week!  Well, it did, but I seriously don’t know where the time went.  281 more words

Tahiti - Stopover in Paradise

So we made it into Papeete at about 5 am and of course it was pitch black outside!  I knew our hotel was close to the airport (2 km) so figured the cab fare wouldn’t be so bad – um, hello this is Tahiti!   516 more words

South Pacific Summer 2014

Hokulea: Another stopover in Tahiti at Tautira

Hokulea and Hikianalia have left Papeete.

They’ve sailed on to another home away from home, Tautira, on the northeastern side of Tahiti.

The village of Tautira adopted Hokulea and her crew on their maiden voyage to Tahiti in 1976. 151 more words


Ceremony inducts Hokulea master navigator into Order of Tahiti Nui

Captains and crew of Hokulea and Hikianalia received special honors during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Tahiti.

Master navigator Nainoa Thompson received the highest honor when he was inducted into the Order of Tahiti Nui with a medal of recognition by French Polynesia president Gaston Flosse. 214 more words