Most of you knows that Mum went on a trip. She was gones for what seemed forevers!
She has lots of photos from her trip so I thoughts I would post them in segments.
This first segment today, is from the start of the trip.
This is Papeete, Tahiti. The capital of Tahiti.
Mum spent a number of days there.
The weather was sunny and overcast.
It tooks 3 hours to fly from Vancouver to LA, then it tooks 8.5 hours to fly from LA to Tahiti.
|Almost to Tahiti!|
|The main airport from the hotel room across the street|
|corrugated tin roof homes!|
|Street named after famous artist!|
|Mynah Birds... these guys are everywhere!|
|Park near the docks|
|Tikis at the park|
|Royal Prince flower. Grows all over the place.|
|Outrigger on the beach at Venus Point.|
|Lots of rain leads to rockslides!|
|Lighthouse at Venus Point|
|Tropical forest trail|
|Flowers in the forest.|
|Looking out from the famous "Blow Hole"|
|The "blow hole"|
|More beach from the "blow hole" area|
|Tropical pine tree at the beach|
|View from a lookout point|
|Breadfruit... a staple food for the locals|
|The cruise ship!|
|Leaving the port of Tahiti|
|The Island of Moorea near Tahiti|
|Fish traps! A very old fishing technique still used today.|
That is it for nows...
Stay tuned for the next segment, the island of Huahine!