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  Bora Bora
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Bora Bora (French Polynesia)

Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 140 miles) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the center of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 2,385 ft. The original name of the island in the Tahitian language might be better rendered as Pora Pora, meaning "First Born". 
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I lived in Bora Bora with my family for a year in 1981-2. We lived in Point Matira in a thatch roof house right on the beach. At the time there were only 2,600 people living on the island. It was agreat expirience for all of us. Made wonderful friendships with the locals. We also met very interesting people who were there visiting.
 
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22-01-2010, 23:00