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Last Minute Shopping ...

... having heard plenty about the horrific prices in French Polynesia, before leaving NZ, we hit up a grocery store to stock up on snack foods. Granola bars, beef jerky, trail mix, pistachios, rice crackers, and the atrocious Pineapple Lumps, sickly-sweet and artificial-tasting chewy pineapple candies, coated in chocolate. Some allergy medicine, manuka honey lozenges, and quail rillette rounded out our bizarre stash for French Polynesia.
Roulotte

January 3rd 2016
Geo: -17.52, -149.56The venerable Roulotte, the iconic food truck of French Polynesia - you don't eat at one of these looking for any gourmet cuisine, but you do come here if you are looking for the quintessential local experience. There's definitely a ton of variety here, especially at Papeete's waterfront, which is known for its especially large collection of Roulottes, the bigges ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia

French Polynesian Flag 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
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