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S.H.O.T.S of French Polynesia (Bora Bora) (Days 14-20)

S.           Setting the Scene (and the Scenery)

We have experienced several vivid airport arrivals or departures in our travels. In Venice at Marco Polo Airport it was exhilarating to walk a short distance from the arrivals terminal, climb into a vaporetto (a Venetian water bus), and speed off for the Grand Canal and our hotel. 2,271 more words

Nuku Hiva

Après avoir fait un passage éclair à Tahiti de quelques heures qui m’a laissé le temps de dîner avec Véronique et son mari ainsi que quelques-uns de leurs amis dont le rédacteur en chef de la Dépêche Polynésienne – THE QUOTIDIEN LOCAL (lui est l’ancien rédac chef du Parisien arrivé à Tahiti, il y a six mois), je repartais le lendemain matin aux aurores pour mon dernier archipel. 1,157 more words

Eleonor Picciotto

Lose yourself to New Caledonia

“I know you don’t get a chance to take a break this often, I know your life is speeding and it isn’t stopping…”

I lost myself to dance in New Caledonia. 268 more words

BLOG: Can Green Be Chic?

Guest Blog Post: An American Adventure, Geo-style

A while back I asked Dad (aka Opa-Bob) if he would be interested in writing something about his experiences geocaching while on his big holiday to North America earlier in the year – I figured this would be a nice continuation from the mentions I have made of his travels, as well as provide us all with a little insight into an… 1,676 more words


"History of the Land of Men"

I was doing some research on the Marquesas Islands the other day, searching for any articles that might assist me in the writing of my thesis (which I will be writing this upcoming Spring). 620 more words



Pacific breeze,
paints the air blue
Float in the clouds,
drift to the ground
The lagoon stills,
and catches stones
Laden with cares,
until they sink… 34 more words


Animals of Tahuata

Every morning in beautiful Vaitahu my dreams would be shaken by the jarring calls of the village roosters. Beautifully feathered these handsome birds strut along the streets beginning their morning wake up calls at a very early four AM. 1,192 more words