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LA to Tahiti to Raiatea, French Polynesia

November 18th 2011
After a short stop over in LA to help me break up my travel I was off to Papeete, Tahiti. A little over eight hours on the plane and I was ready to be off. As the passengers filed through the glass automatic doors we were greeted by a traditional Polynesian quartet. Three were playing stringed instruments and one was clapping and dancing; all were singing. On my way through customs I was hande ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Tahiti » Papeete

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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