Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 230 km (140 miles) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the center of the island (as you can see in the photograph) are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 727 m (2,385 ft). The original name of the island in the Tahitian language might be better rendered as Pora Pora, meaning "First Born".
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savasava (2) 2007-05-22 17:01
Sea is fantastic, but i think its heave too menu object in view, palm trees and that bush with flowers
sacavem (18610) 2007-05-22 17:03
Bora Bora is of an extraordinary beauty.
Excellent composition, very nice colours, and sharpness. Wonderful landscape! good snapshot and good lightening.
goodwill (4224) 2007-05-22 17:11
A beautiful wallpaper Cristina. The blue attracts like a magnet. Nice composition withframes of green leaves.
avel9665 (237) 2007-05-22 17:17
Não à dúvida que onde gostaria de passar as minhas férias. Boa prespectiva, lindas cores.
lilimih33 (9912) 2007-05-22 18:41
I heard Bora Bora looks really like a Paradise! It's true! I see that in your image!
Wonderful colours and very nice perspective!
izmirli (3933) 2007-05-22 19:37
hola dear cristina
beautiful naturel colours.very good landscape.
buenas noches cristina
bryce_derick (10) 2007-05-22 20:25
what a lovely piece of paradise..thanks for sharing
Pattyjy (2180) 2007-05-23 5:48
Quelle splendeur ! Quel rêve !
Je signe tout de suite pour y faire un p'tit tour !
La couleur de l'eau est superbe et j'aime bcp la composition.
evasion (141) 2007-05-23 13:10
que de détails magnifiques ! le rêve !!! excellente composition et couleurs
PixelTerror (0) 2007-06-07 4:27
It's always a bit hard to believe such scenes have been taken in France, lucky you who has travelled that far !
Beautiful beachside scenery, the conditions look pre-stormy but you had sun coming in that lightened well the sand and the water and made them glow to transmit us all the south sea dream. Only thing I miss here is to see a bit more on the left, it cuts too fast, I think it was the perfect location to try out a panorama, i.e. a stitch of several overlapping images. Hope I was successful in giving you a good reason to return ;-)
Have a nice day,
NellyD (1874) 2007-06-13 18:26
This place does look like paradise :-)
Very beautiful capture with lovely colours, good light, sharpness and composition.
I like it, thanks for sharing!
delkoo (68) 2007-06-23 8:34
very well spot, this is absolutely great shot, full of light and colors. Excellent composition and perfect moment to capture such place and such scene.