Generally called « chayote », « chuchu » or « christophine », the cho-cho is an edible plant belonging to the gourd family (i.e. cucurbitaceae), native from Mexico. Etymologically, it comes from the Spanish term [...]
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The Maoa, tiny shell of the reef : The turbo marmoratus, also called gastropod shell or green turbo, is a small shell of the turbinidae family, which can be found [...]
Caroline's experience... Last August, I was invited to a traditional wedding in Rurutu, first time ever. Rurutu, you had me at "Ia ora na". One week was [...]
Alexandra's experience... A sign is flashing on my computer screen, a new email in my mailbox. “You are invited to a seasplane scenic flight with Tahiti [...]
The island of Moorea is known for its beautiful lagoon, white sand beaches, its ma'a tahiti at the edge of the water, diving spots, and countless water activities, among [...]
Emmanuel's experience... The ukulele and its world records The ukulele is a strong symbol of the local culture. It is the most representative instrument of our islands, [...]
Polynesian names: tradition and meaning Culture has a central part in French Polynesia. Indeed, it is strongly present in many aspects of the local population's life. The local [...]
The local flowers, quite a history The islands of French Polynesia are a flowery paradise. The high islands are particularly filled with beautiful flowers. Full of colors, just [...]
Nanihi's experience... Sailing from Tahiti to Tetiaroa, the heavenly atoll I had the chance recently to sail on a catamaran, from Tahiti to Tetiaroa, the only low island of [...]
Lace up your shoes, put your backpack on, let's go! I will not be telling you about the legend of the pierced mountain, I would probably mix everything up, [...]