Jean ROBERT Nature and Travel Photography

Marquesas french polynesia (171 images)

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Cruising the Remote Marquesas Islands in search for paradise

At 1000 miles northeast of Tahiti, the cradle of the Maori civilization, the Marquesas Archipelago is unaware of the smoothness of the lagoons of Tahiti. The Marquesas were among the first South Pacific islands to be settled, and from their shores departed some of the greatest navigators of all time, those who went on the entire Polynesian triangle from Hawaii to Easter Island and New Zealand almost 2000 years ago. more »