Six inhabited islands. Ua Pou is in the northern group
As seen from Nuku Hiva, 25 miles away, with the Aranui cargo/cruise ship
The northeastern corner of the island that we rounded to get into Hakahau Bay.
Lots of activity on the beach
Bathing horses in the sea. The Marquesans love their horses, some of which run wild on several islands.
Even sandcastle design seems to reflect the pillars of the island
Shoehorning itself away from the quay
At her display table of crafts int he artisan center
For sale at the artisan market
This tohua is an ancient ceremonial space consisting of a large L-shaped open grassy area suitable for dance and cultural performances, framed by an L-shaped stone platform
Jérôme explaining the features of this major archeological site
Found in only two places in the world - on Ua Pou and in Brazil
All dressed up Marquesan style