... 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 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