Tahiti is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that make up French Polynesia. 467km ² area consists of mountain peaks with heights up to 2.241m forming a crown in the scattered clouds. Deep valleys covered by tropical forest and ferns, with waterfalls that spill into cool rivers flowing through fields of flowers.
Around Tahiti-Nui (big Tahiti) of 114 km road winds between the sea and mountains, and Tahiti Peninsula-I (the small Tahiti) the road continues another 20 km on both coasts. Interior road passing near dairy farms and citrus groves, for panoramic view of the Plateau Taravao - isthmus connecting two islands. Although the island of Tahiti is very attractive, large population here makes extended stay is not pleasant. Other nearby islands (Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine) is an oasis of beauty and romance, being more suitable for holiday and honeymoon than Tahiti.
Tahiti and trips but have enough opportunities to be a pleasant location for a few days. You can visit the Harrison Smith Botanical Gardens, you can learn something about the history of the islands at the Museum of Tahiti and Islands, you can see the underwater world at Lagunariu and the Gauguin Museum you can see the artist's paintings. The museum is open every day from 9 to 17. Activities include golf at the spectacular American land, island tours, helicopter tours, horse riding, tennis, diving, sailing, fishing, water skiing and day trips to the atoll, Tetiaroa, which belonged to Marlon Brando.
By Maria Morari
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