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Tahiti, Moorea and Huahine – shopping, great landscapes and a lot of Heiva

Papeete, Tahiti

The coming week we check out Papeete’s ship chandlers and harware stores. We start early on Saturday morning, take the bus from the Marina Taina to town and walk from store to store until noon, when everybody closes for the weekend.

These 3 musicians start the saturday afternoon Ukulele session in Papeete…
…the audience is numerous and some a bit strange…
…some others well dressed for the occasion and joining in singing.

By accident we see a group of Ukulele players in a bar across the market, that’s a sign to take a break, have a beer and enjoy the musik. While in the beginning there are only 3 guys playing we watch more and more join in with their instruments and count a maximum of 12 musicians. Continue reading Tahiti, Moorea and Huahine – shopping, great landscapes and a lot of Heiva