Ile d'Eden, Tikehau

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Ile d'Eden represents a self-sustaining community living by the shores of Tikehau. The group of deeply religious Taiwanese people that manage life in this small, insular camp, believe that God has commanded them to care for the planet and to live sustainably on it. The organic farm grows figs, bananas, guavas, and other produce, which visitors can sample. Unorganized trips are not allowed, so you must come here with a tour group. Note that, due to numerous reports of the poor treatment of resident animals, the attraction is not recommended. Work out when and for how long to visit Ile d'Eden and other Tikehau attractions using our handy Tikehau trip itinerary maker website .
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  • Definitely worth seeing this Motu where people who live there they produce everything they need to live and all strictly organic. It seems to go back in time,
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  • a visit to an island or two families who have replaced the Pearl industry by an independent living...
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  • This step is part of the "bird island" tour. He is a former village which lived the production of Pearl and whose activity has been stopped (competition obliges). There are only 2 families who live in isolation away from it all and whose (Chinese?) religious leader passes from time to time to meditate. What is interesting is to understand how families can live "bio" of their farms and plantations away from it all and with very few resources. But this is not a trip I would recommend itself. However, I recommend the excursion of the island birds (snorkelling with Manta so you have a bit of luck and stop on an island to discover 4 bird species before lunch on a beautiful motu)
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