Balcony House Museum, Bahamas

Balcony House Museum is a museum on Market Street, off Bay Street, in Nassau, Bahamas. As with many of the wooden colonial houses in the city, it is painted pink with white trimmings. Built in the 18th century, it got its name from the overhanging balcony upstairs supported by knee brackets. The beauty of the […]

Tahaa , French Polynesia

Taha’a is one of the islands within the Society Islands group in French Polynesia. Often spelled Tahaa, it is located to the southeast of Bora Bora and to the immediate north of Raiatea. The island covers 90.2 sq km (34.8 sq mi) and has a population of around 5,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Taha’a […]

Marquesas Islands , French Polynesia

Marquesas Islands is a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia. One of the five administrative divisions of the French Polynesia, it covers 1,049 sq km (405 sq mi) and has a population of some 8,600 people (2011 estimate). The administrative capital of the Marquesas Islands is Taiohae, located on the island of Nuku Hiva. […]