BORA BORA– CREATED BY THE GODS
Bora Bora is a small tourism island (12 sq mi) located in the Leeward group in the western part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The Bora bora island, located northwest of Papeete (about 145 miles away) and surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and a big barrier reef. In the centre of the Bora bora island there are remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, it is Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia, the highest point of the peak is 2,385 feet.
In ancient times as well as said by local people in local dialect, Bora Bora usually called as “Pora pora mai te pora”, meaning “island created by the Gods”. This was often abbreviated Pora Pora meaning simply first born. Because of ambiguities in the phonemes of the Tahitian language used, this could also be pronounced as Bora Bora.
Now, the Bora Bora island’s economy is driven mostly by tourism aspect. In recent years several resorts have been built at motu (small islands in Tahitian language) that surrounds the lagoon. Nowadays, exotic beautiful over-water bungalows are a standard feature of resorts in Bora Bora Island. The Price of those tourists bungalows are vary, ranges from comparably cheap, basic accommodations to very luxurious.
Snorkeling and scuba diving is two of the most interesting and popular activities can be done in Bora-bora island’s Lagoon. The Bora Bora Lagoon is home for thousands of tropical fish species, including sting rays, reef sharks, and manta rays. Bora Bora Island is a remarkable place that offers snorkelers an extraordinary fun lagoon environment to explore. There are colorful coral gardens if you come and see inside the lagoon of Bora Bora, and one another best snorkeling experience in Bora Bora that appreciated by world class snorkelers is a trip that takes visitors to meet the wild sharks outside the reef in the deep royal blue Pacific Ocean. Quantity and diversity of marine life are things that make Bora Bora snorkeling and scuba diving experiences couldn’t be found in other part of the world.
Bora Bora Is a truly a paradise in the world. Not only because it has beautiful beaches with white sands, clean environment or amazing underwater scenery, but also the fact that there are no poisonous insects or snakes and other kinds of dangerous animals around, You can peacefully sleep on the beach without worrying about any distraction. Make sure you visit Bora Bora at least once, A Trip to Bora Bora island is an unforgettable moment ever.
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