Fakarava, Polynesia January 23rd 2014 January 23, 2014
Arrived this morning and on looking out of our stateroom window the first thing that came to mind was;
“ Where the Fakarava ?? “
Yes we had arrived in Fakarava, The Island of Dreams. This an atoll about a block or 2 wide but about 60 KM long with only about 800 people total. It appears about 700 are not working as the major hotel is closed for annual maintenance.
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Oceania » French Polynesia » Fakarava 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
We are a retired couple who have traveled to many places around the world. Itchy feet so we are off again.
This adventure will take us to Galapagos, Easter Island, French Polynesia, South Island New Zealand and The Cook Islands.
Ready, Set, Go !!!
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