French Polynesian Cruise Day 1 January 6th 2014 Monday, Dec 9, 2013. I know how they felt at Ellis Island.
This morning at the airport, we book a two-hour cruise around town that will take us to our ship as a last stop. On the way we stop at a marae, alters of stone where the natives used to worship the ancient gods, a beach, a grotto, and a final stop at a museum.
Once at the pier, I concentrate on taking tiny shallow breaths so I ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Tahiti » Papeete 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