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Two volcanoes emerging from an emerald sea gave birth to the myth of paradise known today as Tahiti, the largest of the Polynesian islands with an area of 1042 sq.km (402 sq.mi) steep cloud-draped mountains, deep verdant valleys, luxurant ferns, swift invigorating rivers and black sand beaches await you on "this island of love."
Tahiti Nui, the big islands offers numerous excursion possibilities Tahiti Iti, Her discrete little sister, overflows with innumerable treasures surrounded by an aura of legend.
An international point of arrival for the other fabulous nearby islands, Papeete, the capital of Tahiti, offers visitors numerous treasures: the colourful market, art and history museums, botanical and flower gardens, animated nightlife and cultural exhibitions such as the Traditional "Heiva" which provides a lively change of scenery full of folklore, dancing, singing, colors and fragrances.
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