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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Motu - Gem of the Lagoon, French Polynesia

 Un (motu), gemme des lagons
A (motu), gem of the lagoon
Tahiti, Polynesie francaise

postmarked in 1986 with two French Polynesia stamps

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Only vegetation that can adapt to a dry and salty coralline environment can be found on motu.
Much more diverse life like fish and corals are found under the water than above it.
 French Polynesia - Stamp 1986
Crabe de cocotier (Coconut Crab) 31
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French Polynesia - Stamp 1984
Tikis in French Polynesia 19 F

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