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Bora Bora: the most beautiful island in the world

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Taka-0905. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Bora Bora (about 8,800 inhabitants) is a volcanic island, located in the archipelago of Society Islands about 230 km north-west of Tahiti, the island is about 29 square kilometers and is crossed by a single road of 32 km, which ...

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Bora Bora climate: when to go to Bora Bora

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Tensaibuta. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The climate of Bora Bora, because of its location between the tropics and the equator, during the year, varies more depending on the amount of monthly rainfall the island receives, than that for the temperature variation, in fact, temperatures vary ...

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Moorea climate: when to go to Moorea

Moorea, French Polynesia. Author Mark Wallace. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The climate of the island of Moorea is tropical hot and humid, with heavy rain during the warm season, which lasts from November to April, especially on the coasts exposed to the trade winds generally from the north and northwest. ...

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Moorea: the island with the spectacular mountains

Moorea, French Polynesia. Author Lander2006. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Moorea (about 14,700 inhabitants) is a mountainous island of volcanic origin, located in the archipelago of Society Islands in French Polynesia, about 17 km north-west of Tahiti. Moorea is an island full of mountain peaks, which make the landscape unique, ...

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Itinerary in French Polynesia: Bora Bora, Huahine, Rangiroa

Rangiroa, French Polynesia. Author Clr_flickr. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The route that we did in French Polynesia, is part of a larger itinerary that includes also the United States, this itinerary has allowed us to visit 3 islands: the two volcanic islands of Bora Bora and Huahine, and a ...

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Tahiti: a name that evokes the paradise

Tahiti, French Polynesia. Author Viajar24h.com. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

Tahiti (about 178,000 inhabitants), the largest (1,048 square kilometers) of the islands of French Polynesia, is the beating heart of the region, the capital Papeete is located here, and here lives about 70% of the population of all the islands ...

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French Polynesia climate: when to go to French Polynesia

Tetiaroa, French Polynesia. Author Supertoff. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Extending between the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn, for 2.5 million sq km of ocean, and on 5 main archipelagoes, the climate of French Polynesia has specific climatic peculiarities of the various island groups that compose it. In general ...

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How to get to French Polynesia: flights to French Polynesia

Huahine, French Polynesia. Author Tiarescott. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

FLIGHTS TO FRENCH POLYNESIA International Flights: Getting in French Polynesia is a long journey from Europe almost 19 000 km, which generally requires, among flights and airports, about 22-23 hours by plane. French Polynesia is located approximately 8-hour flight from ...

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French Polynesia tourist attractions: what to see in French Polynesia

Huahine, French Polynesia. Author Tiarescott. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

French Polynesia is one of the places most mythologized by human imagination, these are in fact the mythical islands of the South Seas dreamed up by every sailor since their discovery in the eighteenth century, a world revived in the ...

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French Polynesia: the enchanting islands of the South Seas

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Tiarescott. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

French Polynesia (Polynésie Française) is a French overseas collectivity, governed by a status of autonomy, located in the South Pacific. The territory is made up of 5 archipelagoes scattered over 2.5 million sq km of ocean (the equivalent of the ...

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Clipperton: the island of passion

Clipperton Map. Author Pr Christian JOST. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Clipperton Island (Isla de la Pasión) is an atoll of the south-east Pacific Ocean, which belongs to France and administratively is part of French Polynesia. Clipperton is 10° north of the equator, at 1,280 km to the west of Mexico ...

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