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Bora Bora with Maupiti Sights


  • Town/Village

Updated 02/21/2013

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This village, perched on Faanui Bay, is about 5 km (3 mi) north of Vaitape. It has a lovely pastel pink church in the shadow of a mountain. This area was once the stronghold of the former ruling family, the Pomare, which explains the presence of several marae not too far away. There are a few shops and stalls with brightly colored pareos (sarongs) fluttering in the breeze. Nearby are the remains of the former U.S. naval base, built in 1942.

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PK 5.2 north, Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Updated 02/21/2013


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