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Feb. 11 - PAPEETE, TAHITI

semi-overcast 85 °F
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Our noon arrival in French Polynesia

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Papeete is the capital of these 118 islands and atolls.

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Yes, we are using DEET. Even in "paradise" we are warned to be cautious. We had not heard of Chikungunya, yet another mosquito-borne disease.

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We planned to explore a bit of the waterfront this afternoon.

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Using my school-girl French is always fun.

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We had heard there was a Micro-Brewery to be visited -

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So why not?! (Who would have thought the French would brew beer?)

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Talk about getting into your work.

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We revisited the cathedral.

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.that has our favorite window

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The picturesque, painting-worthy, artfully arranged produce in Marche Municipal

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A very talented local dance troupe entertained us on the ship before we set sail in the evening.

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They were fast paced and excellent..

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..and beautiful too!

Posted by Swenigale 16:55 Archived in French Polynesia

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