Tag Archives: Polynesia

Maori Warrior

The photo of the Maori warrior in the posting Alien Cultures, 12/20/2012, struck a chord with many readers who often refer back to it (or perhaps just one reader very much taken with it).  The warrior is showing his game … Continue reading

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Clever Polynesians

The Polynesians occupy a huge triangle in the Pacific marked by Hawaii, New Zealand, and Rapa Nui (Easter Island).  Most Polynesian islands are tiny (Tahiti and Fiji are the exceptions), and the inhabited area on each is even smaller.  The … Continue reading

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Alien Cultures

On our recent cruise through Polynesia, I was fascinated by observing close-up an alien culture, totally foreign to my own.  Not the Polynesians, whose life I could understand, but by what I call the “Cruisers,” those people who perpetually go … Continue reading

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