Gambier Islands – Archipel des Gambier

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The Gambier Archipelago are located in French Polynesia in the South Pacific. Located to the southeast of the Tuamotu Archipelago. Gambier Islands consisting of roughly 14 islands that can support a population of only a 300. Gambier Islands are comprised of four inhabited islands known as Mangareva as well as many uninhabited atolls,  Mangareva is mountainous and home to a remarkable cathedral with a stunning mother-of-pearl alter, built under the malevolent order of a tyrannical priest, this church cost the lives of many islanders. Island activities include beach walks, diving its dramatic coral waters. fishing, surfing and hiking.Rikitea. The Gambier Islands are known as producing the finest Tahitian pearls, which is of course our reason for making such a long voyage. Extraordinary Pearl jewelry from EvolutionSurf is coming soon!

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~ by crr1962 on August 20, 2010.

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