Not New Caledonia, but equally stunningly beautiful. The French Polynesia seems to have all the beautiful islands.
A dock juts out to a small palm island, surrounded by the jewel-blue waters of Tahiti. Tahiti is just one of 118 islands and atolls that make up French Polynesia, a semi-autonomous territory of France. With its claim here and on other Pacific territories, France is the second largest presence (after the United States) in the Pacific.
Photograph by Jodi Cobb