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Day 93 - Tahiti Tour - August 22nd, 2015

This post will cover the voyage down the Tahiti Coast, some photographs of the area surrounding the berth and our tour. Today’s tour comprised a scenic drive around the island’s ring road, which is about 50 miles around and included a number of stops at points of interest, viewpoints and some lunch. 1,806 more words

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Day 93 – Tahiti, French Polynesia - August 22nd, 2015

Tahiti – 08:00 to 19:00

Due to the weather, adverse current and I also suspect one engine not being online at times, our 07:00 arrival was delayed by an hour, but the Captain also delayed the departure by an equal amount. 1,016 more words

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Top 5 reasons to visit Tahiti with Paul Gauguin:

1.) All inclusive cruising is the best way to see the most and spend less. Tahiti is an expensive place to visit when you consider the accommodations, dining and travel in between the various islands. 398 more words

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C’est Si Bon

It’s hard to talk about French Polynesia without resorting to cliches. Craggy mountains with lush moss-green slopes, shallow intense-blue lagoons teeming with colourful fish, atolls with palm trees swaying in the breeze, hibiscus flowers, smiling people: it really does look like every postcard or brochure you have ever seen. 1,861 more words

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Tahiti Blues

It was Saturday evening and the last place I had expected to find myself was in a cell in the main police station in downtown Papeete, capital city on Tahiti in French Polynesia. 475 more words

A generous passenger-freighter combo

At first glance, you have to say that the Aranui 5 is just an odd-looking ship. However, take a closer look and you discover this is the ultimate in freighter/passenger ships. 326 more words

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Quinn's Tahitian Hut - by Paul J. Stam

I woke up in the middle of the night and started thinking back to my sailing days; specifically about Quinn’s bar.

Quinn’s was the quintessential South Sea’s bar. 458 more words

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