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Times Staff WriterTAHITI Escape to the blue lagoons of the South Pacific on an eight-day snorkeling vacation in French Polynesia. The trip, available year-round, includes instruction and snorkeling off the coasts of Moorea and Rangiroa islands, near Tahiti. The package...
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Getting there From LAX, Air Tahiti Nui, Air France and Air New Zealand offer nonstop service to Papeete, Tahiti, embarkation and debarkation point for the Aranui. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $896. About the Aranui The Aranui 3, a passenger...
For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
Times Staff WriterI kept the queen waiting. Thunderstorms had delayed my flight. By the time the plane landed, Cook Islands Queen Manarangi Tutai had been waiting at the airport for three hours. Despite the imposition, she smiled regally, wished me "Kia orana" —...
Here is a list of selected government tourist offices. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234; dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. delegation. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD The...
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Special CorrespondentPapeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...
AITUTAKI, Cook Islands — "Where is that?" I must've heard the question a hundred times before arriving in the Cooks. Some friends placed the islands in the Caribbean. Several guessed "around Australia." No one nailed it until I spoke with a...
Los Angeles TimesAcross Southern California, sky watchers assembled Tuesday afternoon for a chance to view the last-in-a-lifetime transit of Venus. They donned protective glasses and peered into filtered telescopes to watch the planet as it crossed in front of the sun...
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at 212-963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or delegation....
It may feel like we've got a break from the heatwave, but there are plenty of summer weeks still left for us to get hot and sweaty. Those Jamba Juices and Frappuccinos just aren't gonna cut it when we want to cool off, so we've found the top spots that'll...
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Tribune staff reporterIn the mind's eye, the beach is such a tease. Sun, sand, surf, swimsuit and a reason to wear sunglasses. A solar-powered place where you need a flashy towel instead of an electric blanket, and the coldest thing in sight is the drink sweating in the...
When Tahiti 80 made its Chicago-area debut last September, the exuberant French combo charmed a sold-out Schubas with one of the most sheerly delightful shows of the year. Expect more of the same (and then some) when Tahiti 80, whose first album,...
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