French Polynesia Days 10 and 11 January 18th 2014 Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013. Luv me, tender.
This morning I go on a final island tour to explore the last of the islands we’ll be visiting, Moorea. I meet the tour group at 8 am then tender over to the island where we board an air conditioned bus.
We stop at one of the zillion churches on the islands. Our tour guide points out that when Europeans came to the islands, natives had three g ... 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