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Revisiting the traditional outrigger canoe in Fakarava
‘Tis a beautiful tale, however originating from a misinterpretation. Julien Girardot, photographer and lover of French Polynesia, heard of the famous sailing outrigger canoes of the Tuamotu Archipelago. Those by which, in the early peopling of Polynesia, reportedly how the … Continue reading
Teahupoo, beyond limits
Huge. Monstrous. Unique … The surfing world has no shortage of superlatives to describe the mythical wave of Tahiti. In late July, the monster awakens, attracting “free surfing” around the world and an impressive line-up of surfing demonstrations for the … Continue reading
The Heiva i Tahiti: a cultural event bringing Polynesian people together.
Every July, for more than 130 years, Tahiti hosts the greatest competition of traditional dance and song worldwide. The Heiva is a major popular event, much awaited every year by Polynesian people to gather together! Let’s discover this magical event. … Continue reading
The Tahiti-Moorea Sailing RDV
The Tahiti-Moorea Sailing RDV is organized by Archipelagoes and Latitude 38 magazine. This annual event brings together sailors from all the oceans for a stopover in French Polynesia. This friendly rally helps the promotion of traditional sailing and water sports. … Continue reading
Legend of the coconut tree
The coconut tree, an asset for the Polynesians: When you think coconut tree , you always think holyday, travel, paradise, island, get some rest under the sun and maybe on a hamock in between two coconut tree. Far from these … Continue reading
Ono’u : the international graffiti festival in Tahiti.
Tahiti, island paradise, shares with us some new treasures. If you go through the town of Papeete, you will probably see some unexpected Streets art, huge colorful graffiti mural. Graffiti, so far not well knew and often likened to the … Continue reading