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    You may look at places like the islands of French Polynesia, such as Bora Bora, Tahiti, Mo’orea, or Fakarava, as “paradise” or “a perfect getaway”, but have you ever realized that every nation has complications? All around the globe, greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental issues are taking place. While French Polynesia takes no action in these events of global harm, they are the first to feel the destructive impacts on our climate and ocean. As sea level begins to rise and the amount of fresh drinking water decreases, islands of the French Polynesia are being threatened by ecological issues that are only to be blamed on their neighboring nations. By promoting the drastic changes in climate and the limit of freshwater sources by helping…

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    Though the French introduced French Polynesia to Catholicism in 1845, only 10 percent of the population is Catholic. The Tahitians follow a religion/heritage once built by the Maohi ancestors. One belief they have is that within everyone's physical body, there lies a soul. The soul wanders around when you’re sleeping (this projects your dreams), and it inhabits your body when you’re awake. Death occurs when your soul leaves the body. Some also believe that people have two souls; when you die,…

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    Bora Bora Research Paper

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    Overview Bora Bora, French Polynesia, a small island northwest of Tahiti, is a beautiful vacation spot with the right amount of peace, relaxation and amusement. “Bora Bora, the land of coral beaches, pink ginger and tropical perfumes will be the bit of paradise you return to in your dreams, time after time”(Williams 15+). When traveling in Bora Bora, people can go around the whole island in only one day. Bora Bora is known as the best island around. It is also known as the most romantic…

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    Tahitian Drumming History

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    The lovely country of Tahiti is located in one of the many French Polynesian islands. On this island, people dance the beautiful art of Tahitian Ori (dance) with the sound of the Tairi Pahu (known as Tahitian drumming; meaning ‘the one heartbeat’). I have grown up with this part of the Tahitian culture and have spent many years dancing it. Through the years I have fallen in love with the culture, so I have chosen to study the history of Tahitian dance and drumming as my topic for my senior…

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    Trip to Bora Bora There is a lot of places in earth that I would love to go to, but the one that catches my attention is Bora Bora, French Polynesia. It’s the most beautiful place ever, I have seen a YouTuber go for vacation and it seem liked she really enjoyed it. Since last year I have been wanting to go Bora Bora, it is like one of my goals. You go and also seem to learn about their background. Where you stay it looks like they treat the people like kings and queens. I love the sea and that’s…

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    Bora Bora is a paradise in French Polynesia, it is one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world. I have never been to this island, but I have a friend who when there more than a year ago and what she told me is a spectacular place, that is the reason why I consider it as a paradise. This island is formed by an extinct volcano shaped like a castle where its valleys bloom hibiscus while the palm trees cover it, the perfect white sand beaches give way to the turquoise waters that are crystal…

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    A current problem in french Polynesia is the radiation and the radiation tsunami left by the nuclear bomb testing. One solution to this problem is to evacuate to another island. According to Wikipedia, the text states that the island of Raiatea has a population of 12,545 and is the second largest island in French Polynesia. This shows that with the radiation tsunami coming the citizens of Mururoa are able to move onto Raiatea without causing overpopulation and problems for the people on Raiatea…

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    One thing I do appreciate about UW is the diversity that can be seen all across campus. It is diverse enough to feel like you are out of your own cultural comfort zone, but yet, for lack of a better word, UW is still quaint enough that you can find many other people who look similar to yourself, no matter what cultural group you may identify with. That being said, I definitely do feel that completely immersing myself in a new cultural experience would be a humbling experience, as well as make me…

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    If I had a ticket in my hands, the place that I will go will be Bora Bora in French Polynesia. I would like to visit the island because I would enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling. Swimming with sharks would also be a new thrilling experience for me and it would be fun to do that in another country .It will also be a special experience for me because I always wanted to go to Bora Bora. Bora Bora is a beautiful place that I can relax and forget about some problems that I have in my life, it…

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    This world has a lot of diverse destinations that are waiting to be explored. There are millions of options. It can be hard to narrow down your vacation destination. Tahiti, Banff, and St. Lucia are three awesome destinations most people don’t know much about. People from all around the world would probably consider visiting these places if they knew more about them. Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia. The island was formed from a volcano and is highly elevated. Tahiti’s beaches…

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