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Pool and beach at the Intercontinental Hotel in Pape'ete  
   

Pool and beach at the Intercontinental Hotel in Pape'ete

4 Islands and 6 Languages Later - Tahiti

November 1st 2005
This entry is really old news, the internet prices in Tahiti were so high that I couldn't afford to use the computer. Then, Easter Island was so fantastic, that I had to write about that first. Now, we are in the Cook Islands and I am writing about Tahiti. Are you confused yet?? Our parting act as we left LAX for Tahiti was the destruction of the cell phone. It gave Ron great pleasure to disc ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Tahiti

French Polynesian Flag The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were suspended in January ... ... read more
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