Cruise around
French Polynesia

The Island of Moorea

The mountain of Mouaroa, known as Bali Hai, with Opunohu Bay on the right (with the Paul Gauguin in it) and Cook's Bay on the left

The little harbour

The all-nutritious breadfruit tree

A large front garden

Bougainvilleas everywhere

Paul at Belvedere (vista point)

Pineapple plantation

Entrance to the 'marae' (ancient stone temple) - disused over 200 years ago

The altar

The Catholic church (used twice a year)

Looking at Tahiti

Another closed hotel (Hilton?)

  m/s Paul Gauguin in Opunohu Bay

Leaving the barrier reef

Goodbye Moorea

Entertainment on the pool deck (David on the upper deck)

The singers

Entertainers below decks

Demonstrating the making of leis and heis

The band in the Grand Salon

And the dancers

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