Images and text copywrite 2010 by Michael Traum
Our first landfall in French Polynesia was the island of Tahiti.
We spent over a month in Tahiti replacing the clutch and fixing the
with lots of playing tourist in between.
Evening twilight anchored off the island of Tahiti.
You may have heard the term "Dress Ship", well this was our take on
that upon arrival in Tahiti after 43 days at sea beating into the wind
There is the culprit
We could have made it to Tahiti a bit
faster if the forward clutch had not given up the ghost just before
crossing the equator. It was amazingly easy to get the
transmission out considering the tight working space.
The hike out to this waterfall was several hours long, this after a 5
mile bike ride to the end of the road. But the spot was worth the
effort. Tahiti is a crowded tourist mecca, but there are great
places to visit and sights to see if you can look past the crowds.
Idle fishing boats in Papeette Harbor.
This dam looks like an ancient archaeological site, it was in fact
A stone tiki carving on display in front of the Museum of Tahiti and
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