July 18, 2013

Mooréa, French Polynesia

Photograph by Michael S. Lewis, National Geographic

For Facebook fan Joann Belanger, one location can't be beat for a waterside summer retreat: the island of Mooréa in French Polynesia. One of the Society Islands, Mooréa is shaped like a south-pointing triangle cut by two deep bays on its northern side. One of these is Opunohu Bay, pictured here.

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