South Pacific Photo Gallery

Gail Howard's Pictures from Her Travels in the South Pacific

The Namoiata copra schooner with dinghy in foreground waiting for rough surf to subside
The Namoiata copra schooner with dinghy in foreground waiting for rough surf to subside
Rachael and woman kneading breadfruit
Rachael and woman kneading breadfruit
Namoiata copra schooner and some crew members in dinghy
Namoiata copra schooner and some crew members in dinghy
Namoiata copra schooner docked at the only warf in the Tuamotus Islands
Namoiata copra schooner docked at the only warf in the Tuamotus Islands
Front of English passenger ship that crashed on the reef in 1906
Front of English passenger ship that crashed on the reef in 1906
Shoot growing out of dry brown coconut reveals there is a delicious cotton candy treat inside called opaa
Shoot growing out of dry brown coconut reveals there is a delicious cotton candy treat inside called opaa
Loading copra (dried coconut meat) into hold of Namoiata copra schooner
Loading copra (dried coconut meat) into hold of Namoiata copra schooner
Gail Howard drinking coconut between 2 palm trees
Gail Howard drinking coconut between 2 palm trees
Gail Howard wearing pareu as short dress
Gail Howard wearing pareu as short dress
Rachael drinking coconut between 2 palm trees
Rachael drinking coconut between 2 palm trees
Gail Howard wearing pareu on the small atoll, Takume
Gail Howard wearing pareu on the small atoll, Takume
Pink coral reef
Pink coral reef
Bonnard and Rachael
Bonnard and Rachael
Rachael and Bonnard's five sons
Rachael and Bonnard's five sons
Ramuera
Ramuera "Paniora" Alvarez, assistant supercargo on Namoiata copra schooner
Gail Howard, almost stranded on Napuka, waded in deep water to catch last dinghy to leave the Tuamotus Islands.
Gail Howard, almost stranded on Napuka, waded in deep water to catch last dinghy to leave the Tuamotus Islands.
Kahu Le Vieux (the Old Man) at Reka Reka, one of the smallest atolls in the Tuamotu Islands.
Kahu Le Vieux (the Old Man) at Reka Reka, one of the smallest atolls in the Tuamotu Islands.
Captain Maker, the brave captain of the Namoiata copra schooner in Reka Reka.
Captain Maker, the brave captain of the Namoiata copra schooner in Reka Reka.
Hanavave, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.
Hanavave, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.
Hanavave Bay, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.
Hanavave Bay, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.
Young Marquesan woman strolling au natural with her two children.
Young Marquesan woman strolling au natural with her two children.
Cruising in le va'a polynésienne pirogue.
Cruising in le va'a polynésienne pirogue.

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