Tag: marquesas archipelago

  • Discovering the Marquesas archipelago (part 4): Ua Huka

    written by vicuna on 2010-04-22 #places
    Discovering the Marquesas archipelago (part 4): Ua Huka

    After visiting Nuku Hiva and Hiva Oa, we finally landed on the last island of our Marquesas trip, Ua Huka. We decided to spend 3 days on this very small island as everybody told us that it was the most magic and wild one, absolutely different from all the other islands. And indeed, we really made a trip "into the wild".....

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  • Discovering The Marquesas Archipelago (part 2): Nuku Hiva

    written by vicuna on 2010-04-11 #places
    Discovering The Marquesas Archipelago (part 2): Nuku Hiva

    After the short transit on Rangiroa (see previous location) we finally arrive on Nuku Hiva, the main island of the Marquesas archipelago. The exploration of this magic and beautiful part of the world called "Henua Enana" (that means "the land of men" in marquesian) can now begin!

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  • Discovering the Marquesas archipelago (part 3): Hiva Oa

    written by vicuna on 2010-04-16 #places
    Discovering the Marquesas archipelago (part 3): Hiva Oa

    Hiva Oa is another stunning island of the Marquesas archipelago and has something very special: 2 worldwide known european artists decided to live their last years on this island and today they're buried side by side in the cemetary of Atuona. I'm talking about the famous painter Paul Gauguin and the fascinating poet and singer Jacques Brel...

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