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THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS

January 30th 2010
The South Sea Island mystique has been beckoning drifters, dreamers and dropouts for centuries. Captain Dag calls it the siren song of the islands. He should know---he spent five years cruising in this area of the world. We will be visiting the islands made famous by the paintings of Gauguin, the explorations of Thor Hyerdahl and the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson, Melville and Michener. Mo ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Nuku Hiva

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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