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By Paul Smedley

Funds relaxation components round Victoria is the main entire listing of leisure parts alongside Victoria’s significant roads and highways. for each relaxation region, there's details on amenities, a photograph and maps that pinpoint the precise situation. no matter if it’s to plot the place you cease for a cuppa or to discover a budget-friendly position to forestall for the evening, this e-book may be an incredible significant other on your subsequent street journey. the recent version contains new details on relaxation parts with playgrounds for households.

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1891 “Fleeing from civilization,” the painter Paul Gauguin arrives. 1917 W. Somerset Maugham spends several months on Tahiti. 1933 Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall publish Mutiny on the Bounty, an instant bestseller. 1935 Clark Gable and Charles Laughton star in the movie Mutiny on the Bounty. indd 20 10/19/10 7:42 PM Guns & Whiskey 1984 Local autonomy statute enacted by French parliament. 1960 Tahiti-Faaa International Airport opens, turning Tahiti into a jet-set destination. Marlon Brando arrives to film a second movie version of Mutiny on the Bounty.

Indd 36 10/19/10 7:42 PM Film Eating & Drinking The most famous of many movies about Tahiti are the two Mutiny on the Bounty films based on the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. The 1935 version starred Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian and Charles Laughton as a tyrannical Captain Bligh. ) Although the 1935 version contained background shots of 40 Tahitian villages, most of the movie was filmed on Santa Catalina, off the California coast; neither Gable nor Laughton visited Tahiti.

Before he was buried, an art-loving physician removed his hide and donated it to the Royal College of Surgeons. Queen Pomare retreated to Raiatea, which was not under French control, and continued to resist. On Tahiti, her subjects launched an armed rebellion against the French. This French-Tahitian war continued until 1846, when the last native stronghold was captured and the remnants of their guerrilla bands retreated to Tahiti Iti, the island’s eastern peninsula. A monument to the fallen Tahitians now stands beside the round-island road near the airport at Faaa, the village still noted for its strong pro-independence sentiment.

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