Tag Archives: Pacific

MEMORIES OF RANGIROA, sans touristes.

One of my most treasured travel memories is of a visit to the great atoll of Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia. It was 1969. There were no tourists because there were no hotels. I stayed with Tahitian-French … Continue reading

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SPEAR-FISHING IS FOR BONEHEADS

 Sorry, for the spear fisherman drowned off Sydney, but … those   who would protest at the indiscriminate shooting of native birds, seem not to object to the ugly activity of spear-fishing in Australian coastal waters. I recall as a child, … Continue reading

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