Bora Bora

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Bora Bora is an incredible island surrounded by a lagoon which is protected from the ocean by a coral reef, making this place ideal for having a relaxing vacation or a sweet honeymoon. In the center of the island rises an extinct volcano and two peaks: Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu.

This place in the French Polynesia is located 225 km northwest of Tahiti and the blue of the ocean will give you chills. Bora Bora has many islets and on one of them you can find the airport and to reach the main island or other islets you must travel by boat. It’s important for you to know that to travel to Bora Bora you must first arrive to Tahiti because it’s the only international airport in French Polynesia.

Its name is commonly translated to “first born” and in the Tahitian language it is pronounced as: Pora Pora. You can do a lot of leisure activities such as swimming, trekking, snorkeling and you can even feed sharks or stingrays. Also, if you have saved some money, you can release yourself from all the stress at an exclusive spa.

We won’t lie to you, this experience can be very expensive compared to other places we’ve seen on this journey around the world. If it’s your dream to spend at least one night at Bora Bora Four Seasons, you must save around 30,000 Mexican pesos, nevertheless there’s always a way to visit Bora Bora on a budget and make your dream come true of visiting this heaven on Earth.

Vocabulary:

  • Reef: A line of rocks, sand or coral below the surface of the sea.
  • Trekking: The activity of going on long, difficult journeys on foot.
  • Stingray: A large, flat, round fish with a long tail that has poisonous points on it.
  • Spend: To use money to buy or pay for something.

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Questionnaire:

  • Why would you visit Bora Bora?

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