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Tahiti, French Polynesia – Part 2

On a map, Tahiti looks like two circles smashed together, a big one on top of a little one. Papeete, the city, is on the north coast, and we stayed in the suburb Faaa.  The island doesn’t have the stretching white sand beaches of its neighbors, so many tourists quickly move on to neighboring islands. However, it does have a lot ...

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Tahiti Black Sand
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Tahiti, French Polynesia – Part 1, From Mountains to Islands

Zack and I have long followed points and miles blogs and played around on airline and hotel websites looking for sweet spots – great value redemptions for points or just inexpensive flights and hotels. With defined and often inflexible vacation time we often lamented that we couldn’t take advantage of our finds. That is no longe...

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