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Papeete, Tahiti

A February 2008 trip to Papeete by statesidecruiser

Determined Fish Vendors Photo, Papeete, Tahiti More Photos
Quote: Located just over 3,000 miles from Sidney, Australia and 3800 miles from Los Angeles, California, Papeete is a charming French provincial town that appears to have been transported to the South Seas.

Papeete, Tahiti

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Determined Fish Vendors Photo, Papeete, Tahiti
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Located just over 3,000 miles from Sidney, Australia and 3800 miles from Los Angeles, California, Papeete is a charming French provincial town that appears to have been transported to the South Seas. Lush vegetation covers the island of Tahiti from the beaches to the tops of the mountains. The landscape in Papeete is breathtaking; in the nearby small islands of Moorea and Bora Bora, it is spectacular. The latter are known for their pure water and white sand beaches. Moorea is a short ferry ride from Papeete.In the city of Papeete, we find that prices of coffee and snacks are comparable to those of any European city. It is a chic town. Traffic is a problem, resulting in a staggered sched...Read More

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statesidecruiser

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West Palm Beach, Florida