French Polynesia Day 8 January 15th 2014 Monday, December 16, 2013. Bora. Boring. Never.
At the last minute Dee Dee and I decide to take a glass-bottom boat tour. I have struggled with the idea of taking another snorkeling tour, but I’m just coughing too much for open ocean snorkeling. I’m disappointed in myself for not trying but it’s the right decision. The glass bottom boat tour is fun. We see manta rays, eels, clams. ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Bora Bora 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