Tag Archives: French Polynesia

Weekly Photo Challenge – Serenity

This week we have been asked to post a photo that best defines¬†Serenity. I took this shot last year on the island of Raiatea in French Polynesia while on a sailing holiday. ¬†For me it really captures the beauty and tranquility of the Society Islands and so is a fitting entry for this week’s theme.

Photography101 – Day 8 – The Natural World

This photo was taken on the island of Taha’a in French Polynesia where we observed these funny little crabs scurrying around wherever we walked. I believe they’re called Tupa or Land Crabs and are able to very quickly dig their way into the sand when they feel threatened. Fortunately this little fellow was not able […]

Photography101 – Day 5 – Solitude

I spotted this shack when sailing from Raiatea to Taha’a, in French Polynesia. It was surrounded by water and very ramshackle. It fascinated me and I imagined a Robinson Crusoe type character spending his days there in total solitude – perhaps a writer trying to finish what he hoped would be the next great novel.