Moorea February 22nd 2012 So, basically, no one goes to Tahiti to go to Tahiti--they go to Tahiti in order to get to the other islands that are part of the Society Island chain.
Our first stop on our island chain tour was in Moorea, which is about 11 miles from Tahiti. We anchored the boat in Cook's Bay, and were able to have a few days off to explore the area. The easiest way to get around is by renting a scooter, ... 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