The inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe may well have lived here in this very cave on Isla Robinson Crusoe. ( 33°37’15″S 78°50’49″W for the GPS inclined!)
A great place to find the local services and venues in French Polynesia:
….. and it’s not good. Click Through Here
Eroni Kumana found Lieutenant Kennedy and his crew six days after the wreck of PT-109.
On the Marina en route to Pitcairn island, we had the delightful opportunity to have lunch with Jacqui Christian, a direct descendent of Fletcher Christian of Mutiny On he Bounty fame, and an outspoken advocate of Pitcairn Island. A remarkable woman!
Some fish actually emit red light at depths beyond that where red light from the surface penetrates just to annoy the neighbours … Click Here
Bora Bora was a logistical center during WWII.
Code named ‘Operation Bobcat’ the wheels were set in motion less than a month after Pearl Harbor.
The below is the peninsula to the left when facing Viatape from your anchorage at Bora Bora, in the general vicinity of the ‘Viatape’ lettering on the map above:
Just to the right from the right-hand tree in the notch you can pick off a picture of the guns with a telephoto lens:
Having clamored up the slope to the guns, the view from the gun pointing out to the harbor entrance:
The view from the gun pointing over the old military port:
This is one of 4 installations on the island. None were ever fired during the war.