Raiatea

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Raiatea, as “the cradle of Polynesian civilizations” the first of the Polynesian islands to be inhabited, is situated about 200 km from Tahiti. Formerly known as Havaiki, legend has it that it was the birthplace of the gods. Queen Rainuiatea renamed the island after her parents--Rai and Atea.


Avastatud: 17-7-2006 Avastamiskoht: Hibiscus Avastajad: Hoenig, S. F.

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