Archives for May 2014

Bora Bora Petanque Championships – 2014

Pétanque is a form of bowls played with metal boules (“balls”) where the goal is to throw the balls as close as possible to a small wooden ‘jack’ (ball) called a cochonnet ("piglet")! The game is traditionally played on a hard dirt surface but can be … [Read more...]

The Valley of the Kings

Faanui  (Valley of Nui), a place of refuge, a place where one can gather the ‘breath of life’ as the ancient Tahitian expression, E Mapuhiraa aho no Faanui says, derives its name from Nui, the son of Porapora-i-te-fenau-tahi (the First-Born in the … [Read more...]