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Le Truck

The bus that took us round the island to our hotel was brightly painted and have any windows, not that it needed any, the cool breeze was very welcoming.
Stingrays, sharks and pineapples

September 14th 2004
We're in Tahiti now. We left Easter Island on Sunday evening and had a 6 hour journey to Papeete, where we were greeted at the airport by a band playing Polynesian music and women in traditional dress giving out flowers to wear behind our ears (and yes, Graeme did wear his for a while!). We stayed in a really nice hotel near the airport for the night, and the view in the morning was amazing - ac ... 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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