As much as I loved life on a black pearl farm in French Polynesia, it was our weekly trips to Ahe’s village that I looked forward to the most–for the movement they offered to our routine and for the chance to be a part of the community.
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Six months after finishing my travel memoir set on French Polynesia, I find myself like a boat builder putting on that final coat of paint…ready to launch.
I’d never regretted learning Spanish until Tahiti. I arrived in March of this year, where I planned to spend three weeks working on a black pearl farm on a remote atoll named Ahe. But when I reached the island, its coral ring tucked away in the northeast corner of French Polynesia, I found only four [...]