Ua Pou - June 2001

Its us at anchor off of the village of Hakahetau on the island of Ua Pou. The big ship on the right is the Aranui, the interisland freighter that delivers supplies from Tahiti every 3 weeks. We are the boat on the left with the largest mast.

Our tour guide teaching us the Marquesian pig dance

Quite a typical Marquesian house on Ua Pou. Note the priorities visa vis number of channels


Anchorage at Hakahau - site in the infamous stern anchor dragging of Bravo Charlie II in 1996


Drumming and dance demonstration in Hakahau

Revised: April 20, 2003.