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DVD. Globe Trekker Video. The 118 islands of French Polynesia are specks in the vast Pacific Ocean. Explorers and pirates came here looking for treasure, but found white sand, palm trees and hula girls. A mix of French culture and Pacific charm, French Polynesia is one of the world's dream tourist destinations. Traveler Ian Wright starts his journey on the legendary island of Bora Bora before flying to Tahiti. From there he heads to the remote outer islands of Tubuai and Rangiroa and then west to independent Samoa. After a stopover in Moorea he ends his journey back in Tahiti at the top of Mount Aorai. Along the Way-- $_$_START_LIST ? Judge the Mr. Tahiti contest. ? Take part in a Tahitian wedding. ? Swim with stingrays in Bora Bora. ? Reenact Mutiny on the Bounty on Tubuai Island. ? Visit Robert Louis Stevenson's home in Samoa, the inspiration for his famous Treasure Island. $_$_END_LIST
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Item Code : WRLD2465
DVD. Worldwide Travel Films. 80 Minutes. Filmed and produced by Fran and Brooke Reidelberger Scripted and narrated by Fran Reidelberger Fiji and Tahiti are two examples of teh mystical beauty that exemplify an earthly paradise fro romantic world travels. In this new film, Fran Reidelberger highlights the scenic splendor of both of these South Pacific nations while detailing colorful similarities as well as dramatic historical differences. In Fiji, -- tour Suva, the country's capital city and seat of power for the British during almost a hundred years of colonial control; -- visit the Fiji Museum to learn about Fiji's Melaneasian heritage and its newly won independence from Britain; -- learn about the important role played by East Indians in developing Fiji's economy and see a fascinating Indian regilious ceremony called, "the spirit of holy torture" -- fly to the island of Ovalau to see where missionaries began converting Fijians from canibalism to Christianity; -- travel the Coral Coast on Viti Levu, see specftacular orchis, and Fijians walk through fire and accross white-hot stones barefooted; -- see gold mining, sugar cane harvesting and agriculture, three of Fiji's major industries; -- journey to the remote Yasawa Islands to take part in a Fijian welcoming ceremony featuring Yagona, the country's national drink; -- attend a meke, an exciting and colorful festival of song and dance. In Tahiti, -- tour Papeete, the country's capital city on the island of Tahiti; -- learn about French and English influence, visit the municpal market and admire the elegant hats of the church ladies on Sunday; -- experience Papeete at night, including a Polynesian florr show; -- walk around Point Venus where the first Europeans -- Captains Wallis, Bligh and Cook -- landed in the 1700's; -- tour the botanical gardens and visit a small museum on the garden grounds honoring French artis Paul Gaugain; -- see beyond the beauty of the Bougainvillea flower to the man for whom it was named, French explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainvile; -- travel to: Moorea -- to see the famous Bali Hai peak and see how to tie and wear the pareu, the national dress of Tahiti; Huahine and Raiatea -- to see the important ancient temples recenly uncovered, and the site where many Polynesian explorations were launched hundreds of years ago;and Bora Bora -- to attend an international sailing regatta, meet a model ship builder, see the remains of the U.S. military presence in Tahiti during WWII, and to explore the specatular underwater world, including swimming with sharks!