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ProShow Slide Show of Tahiti and Samoa

Tahiti Link: http://www.janeresture.com/tahitihome/tahiti.htm


Photos from French Polynesia
Island of Tahiti

While in Bora Bora, French Polynesia for a University of California Radiology meeting (those UC Radiologists really know how to have a good time), I visited the three islands of Tahiti, Moorea and
Bora Bora.


Black Sand Beach, Tahiti


Waterfall (Faarumai ?) on Tahiti

10 miles to the west of Tahiti's main island is Moorea

Island of Moorea

Moorea's Cook Bay

Yachts in Moorea's Cook Bay

Cook Bay landing

The mountains and valleys of Moorea are quite reminiscent of  the Io Valley on Maui, Hawaii

Multiple mountain peaks on Moorea

Over-water hotel bungalows, sunset on Moorea


Island of Bora Bora
Bora Bora lies 150 miles northwest of Tahiti in the Leeward Society Islands. Home to more than 4,000, it is the center of a multicoloured lagoon, surrounded by offshore motu islets inside a protective necklace of coral

Dawn at Bora Bora

Swimming off Bora Bora.  Mount Pahai is seen in the background.

Hotel Bora Bora.  As of 2006 these single room straw roofed over-the-water bungalows ranged from $600
to $800 a day (not including food).

Sunset, Hotel Bora Bora

Dugout canoe passes by Hotel Bora Bora at sunset