Tropical Paradise... more or less... July 30th 2006 Well, it's my last night on Moorea, back to Tahiti proper tomorrow for one night before getting my plane out to Auckland. As I'll be crossing the international date line on this flight, I'll be losing an entire day of my life (and trip). Not happy about that, let me tell you.
Can't remember if I said already, but coming to the French speaking part of Polynesia has made me realise just how much ... 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