Travel — French Polynesia


Posted by Lisa Wilkinson on

We recently went to French Polynesia to celebrate Lisa's birthday. The first four days of the trip were spent on Rangiroa.  Rangiroa is an atoll 220 miles northeast of Tahiti.  The atoll is made up of roughly 415 moths, islets and sandbars with only two of these harboring a portion of Rangiroa's 2,500 permanent residents.  Being one of the largest atolls in the world, the topography of Rangiroa is essentially flat which starkly contrasts it from the classic volcanic islands one envisions when French Polynesia comes to mind - Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, etc.  With that being said, Rangiroa has...

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