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Marga on the bow as we enter Taioa Bay and getting used to life at sea.
Stranded in Tahiti

April 21st 2008
We had an amazing time in the Marquesas, visiting Ua Pou after Nuku Hiva. We departed in high spirit and after 2.5 days sailing we were about to drop the sails and motor into Manihi part of the Tuamotu Archipelago. We were all really looking foorward to seeing the atolls, diving and snorkelling with a visibility of 50m and more. Anyway we discovered that the boat would not move so after a bit of t ... read more
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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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Tot: 0.178s; Tpl: 0.009s; cc: 5; qc: 37; dbt: 0.0492s; 37; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb