3RD Stop: Fatu Hiva February 15th 2009 Fatu Hiva
Feb 15th 2009
Small island known for wet weather, wood carvings and engravings and tapa.
We stopped at Omoa and at Hanavave between 9 am and 4 pm; I like 2 stops as between visits to different parts of the island, we get back on board and I use the pool to uncook myself. Yesterday somebody said it was 34 degrees Celsius and to that add humidity, even my legs are sweating.
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Oceania » French Polynesia » Fatu Hiva 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