Reflective time in Tahiti May 20th 2008 After leaving South America, I spent a week in Tahiti/French Polynesia to relax, unwind, get a tan, and to reflect on my last 11 months of travel. I spent the time on the island of Moorea - a gorgeous tropical island with white sand, turquoise and emerald coloured waters, coconut trees, and sun, with the only downfall being a lot of mosquitoes.
Tahiti is known for being ridiculously expensive b ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Moorea 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
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
I love travelling, and I love capturing these travels through blogs and photos for my friends and my family, anyone who is interested, and for me to reflect on when I need to.
My 1 year South America trip in 07/08 was probably the best year of my life. Travels through Europe, Africa, and Asia have also been a... full info