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French Polynesia

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Tahiti Nui, Around

Friday, 1 Nov 2019 | Views [251]

It's my final full day in French Polynesia. This journey has been truly magical. Tahiti, Mangareva, Pitcairn, and Mo'orea have all lived up to their expectations. Last night I was thinking of walking up Mount Aorai, or possibly cycling round Tahiti Nui.... Read more >

Stingrays & Sharks

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019 | Views [392]

In Mo'orea I've done so much above yet almost nothing below. My lack of being in the water on this journey inspired me to book a snorkelling tour with Moorea Miti Tours. How would snorkelling be here compared to elsewhere? The weather was nice today, ... Read more >


Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019 | Views [477]

After today I reckon I’m a champion trekker on Mo’orea. Mouaputa, meaning “pierced mountain” in Tahitian, literally has a hole in it. Up for a rigourous challenge today I decided to tackle Mouaputa alone despite the recommendation ... Read more >

A Paradise named Mo'orea

Thursday, 24 Oct 2019 | Views [261]

You don't come to French Polynesia to hang about in Pape'ete, plain and simple. You get your bearings, stock up on provisions, and then get as far away from there as possible. Before making a run for Mo'orea yesterday I had a bit of work to do, and that's ... Read more >

Photos: Mo'orea

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Hao

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Return Journey

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 | Views [256]

Getting to Pitcairn is no easy feat therefore returning from there is no easy feat, either. Today would sure be a lengthy one! It was very wet and grey as the MV Silver Supporter was closing in on Mangareva. It was breakfast as usual and getting our ... Read more >

Pitcairn, Here I Come!

Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019 | Views [241]

Up at 3 AM I was this morning, ready for another leg in my big once-in-a-lifetime journey to Pitcairn. As in the rest of the South Pacific, people in Tahiti are very early risers. Bernhard drove me to the airport on his scooter and then I checked in ... Read more >

Photos: Mangareva

Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Tahiti

Monday, 7 Oct 2019 | Photo Gallery

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Monday, 7 Oct 2019 | Views [195]

Last night began my big journey to another far-flung destination of my dreams: Pitcairn Island. I'm killing two birds with one stone on this journey by visiting French Polynesia on the way. There are three French territories in the South Pacific: New ... Read more >

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