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On the quest to find the Tiare Apetahi

On the quest to find the Tiare Apetahi

The Tiare Apetahi is a very rare flower in Polynesia. You can find this flower only on Raiatea Island where some rare species are still growing. To see her, you need to climb up during 3 hours towards the top of the Mount Temehani (around 1000m high). Once you're there, you must search carefully to find one of these flowers but also be carefull to not damage them. It's a very precious and protected flower on Raiatea, making it to the symbol of the island.

vicuna This photo was shot on film. Taken by vicuna with a Ricoh KR-10 Super loaded with Kodak Ektar 100 film (available in our Online Shop) in Raiatea, French Polynesia. These tags describe this photo: searching, quest, flower, vegetal, green, excursion, walking, wandering, flora, island, nature, mountain, and pentax 135mm telephoto lens. Date: 2011-06-13. Time: Morning. This photo can also be found in the album Wandering in the mountain to find the Tiare Apetahi.

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