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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Aitutaki: the jewel island of the Cook Islands

Aitutaki, Cook Islands. Author Javier Losa. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Aitutaki (18 sq km and 2,000 inhabitants), situated 235 km north-east of Rarotonga, is the island of the Cook Islands, after Rarotonga, most frequented by tourists, it is an island of volcanic origin rather flat (the highest point of the ...

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Rarotonga: mountains and beaches

The Needle, Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Author Madeleine Holland. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Rarotonga is the main island of the Cook Islands (67 km² and 9,600 inhabitants) is a mountainous island of volcanic origin. The only important center of the island is the capital Avarua, located in the center of the north coast ...

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Cook Islands travel insurance, health insurance, documents, sockets, mobile phones

One Foot Island, Aitutaki, Cook Islands. Author Philby. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

COOK ISLANDS DOCUMENTS Documents: For entry in the Cook Islands is required a Passport valid for at least 3 months. The visa is required for stays longer than 30 days, it is mandatory have the return air ticket. COOK ISLANDS ...

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How to get the Cook Islands: flights to the Cook Islands

Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Author Robert Linsdell. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

AIR CONNECTIONS International Flights: The Cook Islands are located in the center of Polynesia, in the South Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia is located about two hours and a half flight, while New Zealand is about 4 hours by plane. The ...

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Cook Islands tourist attractions: what to see in the Cook Islands

One Foot Island, Aitutaki, Cook Islands. Author Philby. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Tourism is the main source of income of the islands with over 90,000 arrivals in 2006 (more than half of the arrivals are from New Zealand, followed by Europe, Australia, and the United States of America), tourism is concentrated in ...

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Cook Islands climate: when to go to the Cook Islands

Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Author Robert Linsdell. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Cook Islands lie north of the Tropic of Capricorn, they typically have a tropical oceanic climate, with temperatures stable throughout the year, the average maximum temperatures vary between 25°C and 29°C, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 18°C ...

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Cook Islands: a paradise of the South Seas

Aitutaki, Cook Islands. Author Javier Losa. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Cook Islands are a semi-indipendent state in free association with New Zealand, made up of 15 small islands located between French Polynesia and Samoa Islands, at a latitude south of equator between 9°S and 22°S. The country have a total ...

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Shark Bay: stromatolites, Shell Beach and dolphins

Monkey Mia, Shark Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Author Andrzej Kulka. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Shark Bay is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, the site is known to the world as one of the few where you can see the stromatolites, colonies of algae that seem rocks, and that is one of the ...

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Coral Bay climate: when to go to the Ningaloo Reef

Coral Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Author Inas. No Copyright

The Ningaloo Reef is located just north of the line of the Tropic of Capricorn, so its climate is tropical, hot and dry throughout the year. Temperatures are moderated by the presence of the Indian Ocean, but in the summer ...

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Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range

Cape Range National Park, Western Australia, Australia. Author Summi. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

NINGALOO REEF The Ningaloo Reef is a long barrier reef that extends for over 250 km along the west coast of Australia. The Ningaloo Reef, unlike the famous Great Barrier Reef, is unusually close to the coast, in fact sometimes ...

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Karijini climate: when to go to Karijini Park

Handrail Pool, Karijini NP, Australia Occidentale, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Karijini Park is located in the Pilbara region, a semi-desert region of Western Australia. The climate of the park of Karijini is tropical semi-desert, the rainy season is the summer season, between December and March, but the rain is ...

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Karijini National Park: the park of the canyons and waterfalls

Karijini NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Karijini (formerly Hamersley Range) National Park is renowned for its spectacular mountains, waterfalls, gorges and plateaux. It’s the second largest national park in Western Australia and one of the most spectacular of Australia’s parks. Situated just north of the Tropic ...

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Broome climate: when to go to Broome

Broome, Western Australia, Australia. Author Adam J.W.C. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Broome, being approximately 18° south of the equator, has a tropical semi-arid climate, with two seasons based on rainfall, there is in fact a long dry season that starts in April and ends in November, and a shorter rainy season ...

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Eighty Mile Beach: in search of shells

Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia. Author Nachoman-au. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Eighty Mile Beach is a long stretch of sand that extends over much of the coast between the towns of Port Hedland and Broome, between Cape Missiessy and Cape Keraudren in Western Australia, this beach is the meeting point between ...

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Broome: beaches and pearls

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia, Australia. Author Zoharby. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Broome is located along the northwest coast of Australia, south of the Dampier Land and West of the Wild  Kimberley, of which Broome is the southern gateway. Established in the 1880s as pearl- harbor, became the center of attraction for many immigrants who ...

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Mount Olga (Kata Tjuta): the house of the Wanambi snake

Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Northern Territory, Australia. Author Manu. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Mount Olga also called by the Aboriginal name Kata Tjuta, is a group of red rocks sculpted by the elements that are found at only a few tens of kilometers from Ayers Rock (Uluru), these rocks suddenly rise up from the ...

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Kings Canyon: a spectacular canyon in the Australian desert

Kings Canyon Gorge, Watarrka National Park, Australia. Author Vinci Liu. No Copyright

The Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park is a canyon located at 440 km south- west of Alice Springs, about 300 km north- east from Ayers Rock (Uluru). Kings Canyon is a spectacular area of the Australian desert formed by ...

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Ayers Rock (Uluru): the symbol of wild Australia

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia. Author Corey Leopold. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

In the heart of what is called the Red Centre of Australia is the one who, together with kangaroos, is the symbol of the country: the huge rocky monolith of Ayers Rock, which the Aborigines call Uluru in their own ...

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Alice Springs climate: when to go to Alice Springs

Simpsons Gap, Northern Territory, Australia. Author Prince Roy. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Alice Springs has a very hot and dry desert climate, summers are very hot, while winters are quite cold, there are also significant differences in temperature between day and night. The climate is arid, with little or no rainfall. The city ...

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Alice Springs: a city steeped in Aboriginal culture

Alice Springs, Australia. Author Mike Young. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Alice Springs is situated along the river, often dry, Todd in the mountains of the MacDonnell Range, 1,500 kilometers north of Adelaide, 1500 kilometers south of Darwin, in the center of the Australian continent. In 1862 the explorer John McDouall ...

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Pinnacles Desert: limestone rocks with bizarre shapes

Pinnacles Desert, Western Australia, Australia. Author Neil Creek. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.

The Nambung National Park is located about 200 km north of Perth, near the town of Cervantes, off the coast of the Indian Ocean. The park was created to protect the famous Pinnacles Desert, an area of ​​coastal sand dunes ...

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Perth climate: when to go to Perth

Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Author JJ Harrison. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.

Perth has a mild Mediterranean climate that can be divided into canonical four seasons, the summers, between December and March, are hot and dry, the winters, between June and September, are mild and rainy, spring and autumn are mild and ...

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Perth: one of the most livable cities in Australia

Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Author JJ Harrison. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Perth was founded in 1829 along the banks of the Swan River near its mouth in the waters of the Indian Ocean, the place was originally a penal colony and a military post, after the city grew thanks to the ...

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Western Australia climate: when to go to Western Australia

Purnululu NP, Western Australia, Australia. Author Bäras. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Western Australia has many types of climate, in the south-west, the climate is temperate, with winter rainfall (June-August) and four distinct seasons, to the north the climate is tropical with a wet season and a dry season (April to November) ...

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