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Land of Hotels and Black Pearl emporia

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Rounding the lighthouse with the ocean swell crashing on the reef

Deep ocean blue and shallow lagoon turquoise

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Outside looking in

Inside looking out

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Lovely in the sunshine

Rather grey in the rain

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What better to do on rainy days than get together and play games on Brio

The modern plastic canoes still have vestigial outriggers

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New hotel accommodation being built on stilts on top of the reef!

A great shopping opportunity as long as all you want is black pearls1

That's it for French Polynesia, the most expensive place in the known universe, time we set off for the Cook Islands -