Sunday, November 2, 2014

Tahiti Flag

Voyage vers le Sud (Travel to the South)

Vue de Polynesia - Drapeau de la Polynesie Francaise (View of Polynesia - Flag of French Polynesia)

unused, bought in 2012

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two red horizontal bands encase a wide white band in a 1:2:1 ratio; centered on the white band is a disk with a blue and white wave pattern depicting the sea on the lower half and a gold and white ray pattern depicting the sun on the upper half; a Polynesian canoe rides on the wave pattern; the canoe has a crew of five represented by five stars that symbolize the five island groups; red and white are traditional Polynesian colors
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Here is a postcard of a Polynesian Canoe ...

Tahiti et ses Iles  (Tahiti and Her Islands)

Une pirogue polynesienne a la presqu ile de Tahiti (A Polynesian canoe to Tahiti's peninsula)

unused, bought in 2012