Highlights of the South Pacific Islands: From Polynesia to Micronesia in Two Months

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Two months is barely enough time to scratch the surface of traveling through a huge, spread-out and diverse region that consists of hundreds of inhabited islands, thousands of uninhabited islets and hundreds of thousands of square miles of ocean. Transportation is challenging. Some destinations are served by only one or two flights per week and [Read more …]

French Polynesia: Bora Bora

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Bora Bora Many consider Bora Bora the “Pearl of the Pacific”and one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Asians arriving by outrigger canoe in about the 9th century originally settled the island. The island endured centuries of periodic tribal wars until finally unified just before the arrival of Captain James Cook in 1769. [Read more …]

Our South Pacific Odyssey

  The South Pacific has always been intriguing. It is surprising that it has taken us this long to put together a trip to explore the area in more depth. Well, we are finally going. We are spending 7 weeks (way too little time but it is a start) to explore places like Tahiti and [Read more …]