Your introduction to French Polynesia will be Tahiti, located halfway between Los Angeles and Sydney. Start getting your bearings as you explore the lively capital Papeete, exploring its markets and museums and heading just beyond the city center to marvel at waterfalls and sugar-sand beaches. At the harbor, you’ll board the m/s Paul Gauguin and be welcomed by attentive staff who already know your name (the crew-to-guest ratio is 1-to-1.5). During the week’s cruise ahead, you’ll hear from onboard experts about local history, culture, and flora and fauna and catch performances by Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines, local Tahitians who serve as the ship’s own troupe of entertainers and storytellers.
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