DOCUMENTARIES > TRAVEL > Paradises of the Pacific

The great islands of Paradise hidden across the Pacific ocean. Ultimate escapes include the back waters of Tahiti, Tonga and Fiji.

Highlights include the following:

* Ceremony to install the King of Vava'u in Tonga. Watched by his father, King Tupou the fourth. Hundreds of pigs sacrificed. Talking chiefs and noblemen. Plus the agricultural show: Parades, coconut tree races, dances.
* Bastille Celebrations of Tahiti.
* Islanders of New Caledonia, the little Paris of the Pacific.
* Turtle Island, Yasawa Group, Fiji. Sea-planes, kava drinking, coral reefs.