Moorea Day 1 January 21st 2012 After an exhausting work week, we were dropped off at LAX after work on Friday, January 20, 2012. We had a late evening flight so the first day of the trip would really be the next day.
We arrive in Faa'a international airport in Papeete, Tahiti on the morning of January 21st after an 8 hour flight on Air Tahiti Nui. As we make our way through the terminal after picking up our lugg ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia 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