Sunday best ... a service in Paofai Temple.

24 hours in Papeete

Paul Edwards walks among the markets of the sultry Tahitian capital and settles for a seafood lunch over a beautiful inlet.

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By design ... Tahitian-style tattoo.

Love at first sight

Hot, sweaty and unmarried, Dugald Jellie soaks up the charms of a tropical paradise.

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Food of the gods ... the market at Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia.

Paradise scoffed

The flavours and fragrances of French Polynesia provide a heavenly feast for Sally Hammond.

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Gauguin's muse

Joanna Hall explores the archipelago of French Polynesia that inspired generations of artists.

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