Rangiroa Atoll is one of the biggest atolls in the world. It is part of the Tuamotu Archipelago, in French Polynesia. The atoll covers 79 sq km (30.5 sq mi). The administrative village in Rangiroa is Avatoru, while the biggest village is Tiputa. These two Polynesian villages are separated by the Tiputa Pass, a stretch […]
Cat Island is an island in central Bahamas. It covers 389 sq km (150 sq mi) and has a population of around 2,000 people (2012 estimate).
Berry Islands is a string of islands in Bahamas. It covers 78 sq km (30 sq mi) and comprise thirty islands as well as over a hundred islets or cays. Due to the rich tropical marine life in the shallows, Berry Islands are often called the “Fish Bowl of the Bahamas”. The population of the […]
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 […]
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 […]