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Protected species Tiare apetahi

Tiare Apetahi, emblem of the island of Raiatea, a rare and delicate flower, which petals form the fingers of the legend of its appearance. This endemic and indigenous flower only blooms on the te mehani avaeari’i and ura mountains. Endangered, …

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Whether on male or on female bodies, tattoos have never been so popular. This is why many tourists take the opportunity of their visit to Polynesia to keep up with the fashion. With these two stamps, artist Jean-Louis SAQUET, by …

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Women in Polynesia

Women in Polynesia have evolved since the era when the first European explorers discovered the mythical “vahine”, whom they quickly turned into a South Seas fantasy, definitively anchored in the myth of the “New Cythera” and Heaven on Earth.

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