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Sunset in Tahiti at the Intercontinental Papeete

After some fun in the burning-hot-Tahitian sun, nights at the Intercontinental Hotel in Papeete are very low key.  Food in Tahiti is very expensive so we eat a lot of granola bars, bananas from the market, and food from the local stands. One meal a day my mom and I try to eat out without spending a fortune. This is what a $28 Caesar salad with seared tuna looks like: We split it and had an amazing carmel and coconut ice cream sundae with bananas and Tahitian vanilla rum sauce. $14 worth of ice cream that was well-worth it! After Read More

Walking around Papeete and the Market

Yesterday we popped into Papeete, the biggest city in French Polynesia.  The Market is the place to go early in the mornings in Papeete.  We did not arrive until well after 9am so supplies of fruits, vegetables, and fish were dwindling. I bought some baby bananas, sweeter than the kind I am used to at home.  These are my favorite kind.  I bought a bunch of 10 for $1 USD and I ate them pretty quick! There is a lot of pretty flowers, vanilla, and handmade goods as well.  Make sure to bring French Polynesian money because no one accepts Read More