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Avae in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a town located in French Polynesia - some 4 mi or ( 7 km ) South-West of Papeete , the country's capital .
Local time in Avae is now 10:53 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tahiti " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Patuarepa, Papawa, Paea, Mahina, and Hamuta. When in this area, you might want to check out Patuarepa . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Avae ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Corinne -- Island Girl -- TAHITI
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► Papeete, Tahiti, Polynésie française
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Urlaub in der Südsee - Tahiti - Bora Bora - Tahaa - Moorea
Für einen traumhaften Urlaub in die Südsee heisst es erst einmal ca 22 Stunden Flug nach Tahiti. In Papeete gelandet gehts ins 1. Hotel in dem es sich empfiehlt einen early check in zu buchen. Der Tra ..
Viaggio in Polinesia Francese di Filippo Manaresi. www.filippomanaresi.com Facebook www.facebook.com Twitter: twitter.com ..
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Musée de Tahiti et des Îles
The Musée de Tahiti et des Îles ("Museum of Tahiti and the Islands"), Tahitian Te Fare Manaha, is a Polynesian ethnographic museum in the village of Punaauia on Tahiti. The museum was founded in 1974 to conserve and restore Polynesian artifacts and cultural practices. It has signed cooperation agreements with the Musée du quai Branly, which has greater resources for staging public expositions.
Located at -17.63 -149.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Notre Dame Cathedral, Papeete
Notre Dame Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Papeete Notre-Dame de L'Immaculée Conception) is a late 19th century church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It is located close to the waterfront esplanade of the the capital city on the rue du Général de Gaulle. The construction of the cathedral began in the middle of the 19th century and it opened in 1875.
Located at -17.54 -149.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
French Polynesia is an overseas country (pays d'outre-mer) of the French Republic. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory. Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.
Pan Am Flight 816
Flight PA 816 was an international flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Los Angeles, United States, via Tahiti, French Polynesia. It was operated by a Pan Am Boeing 707-321B bearing the registration N417PA and named Clipper Winged Racer. On July 22, 1973, at 10:06 P.M. local time, the Boeing 707 took off from Faa'a International Airport in Papeete. Thirty seconds after takeoff, the airliner carrying 79 passengers and crew crashed into the sea.
Bombardment of Papeete
The Bombardment of Papeete occurred in French Polynesia when German warships attacked on 22 September 1914, during World War I. The German armoured cruisers SMS Scharnhorst and Gneisenau entered the port of Papeete on the island of Tahiti and sank the French gunboat Zélée and freighter Walkure before bombarding the town's fortifications. French shore batteries and a gunboat resisted the German intrusion, but were greatly outgunned.
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