Aerial view of Bora Bora with Mount Otemanu, Mount Pahia , and the surrounding motus, taken from a helicopter in September 2012.

French Polynesia

Sculpted by sky-piercing, moss-green peaks and lined with vivid turquoise lagoons, sultry French Polynesia is a place to take it slow and experience warm, laid-back island culture.


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