french polynesia

Tahiti

Tahiti is the destination we will present to you today, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world and lies in the South Pacific. It is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that comprise French Polynesia. Tahiti is in the Society Islands, an archipelago which includes the islands of Bora Bora, Raiatea, Taha’a, Huahine and Moorea. Tahiti is composed of two volcanic mountain ranges. In the shape of a ‘turtle’, it is made of Tahiti Nui (the larger part) and Tahiti Iti (the peninsula). The two islands are linked by the isthmus of Taravao and skirted by black beaches. Papeete is the capital city and the administrative center where you can find sidewalk cafes, shops overflowing with French fashions, shell jewellery and handicrafts and a wide variety of restaurants serving Tahitian, French, and Asian cuisine.

The philosophy of the people, ‘aita pea pea’ (not to worry), truly is the Tahitian way of life. Be patient and polite to them and you will get anything you ask for, including a large smile. They are very warm and welcoming people. There are also interesting things to see, such as The Arahoho blowhole on the North side of Tahiti Nui (an area where a blowhole in the shore has formed on the road and whose waves crash inside the rock cliff) or Les Trois Cascades (three beautiful waterfalls inside the island of Tahiti Nui). We truly recommend that you visit this place and we know that you will not be disappointed.

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