Spotlight on The Marquesas Islands. 10/08/2017
The Marquesas fall naturally into two geographical divisions: the northern group centered around the large island of Nuka Hiva and the southern group of Tahuata, Moho Tani and Fatu Hiva, clustered around the main island of Hiva Oa. With a combined area of some 807 square miles, the Marquesas are among the largest island groups of French Polynesia and were formerly a major center of east Polynesian civilization. The land of men Landfall is made after the long ocean passage on the island of Hiva Oa where customs and immigration can be cleared. There is time to relax and reprovision before cruising the islands until the Final Prizegiving on the island of Nuka Hiva around 70 miles to the northwest. The early Polynesians were an adventurous seafaring people... Click here for more info..