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Tahiti, ultimate paradise!

My time in Tahiti, the island of Pa’peete was short but sweet.

I have been to other tropical places, mostly in the Caribbean.  I found the way of life here was a lot more laid back and friendly. 369 more words

Society Islands

In March I had a week of travel around French Polynesia’s Society Islands. I didn’t get into island or ship life, certainly not the way Capt. 30 more words


Jewels of the South Pacific – Tahiti and the Cook Islands

In August of 1996, I used some of my frequent flyer miles for two First Class award tickets on Air New Zealand. Leslie and I planned to visit Tahiti and the Cook Islands on our way to New Zealand and Australia. 1,977 more words


Tahiti: Baguette of Hope

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about the world so far, it’s that Easter Island is dry. I complained day after day about the ‘brutal humidity’ of the island every time I had a moment to air my thoughts, but in hindsight it was either because I’m just generally not used to humidity at all, or because I had just come from a particularly dry region of Chile. 1,692 more words


DAY040 Logbook

latitude: 17 32.3’ South, longitude 149 34.2′ West,

In harbour at Papeete, Tahiti.

weather: south easterly wind force 3, smooth sea in harbour, cloudy & rainy skies,

temp. 26C.

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