Photos 3 - Tahiti Puddle Jump Party 3
We arrived at the
site where the large tents were just in time before the sky opened up and
poured rain. The first dancers we saw made us forget about the terrible
weather with their bright coloured dresses…
They had a soloist
sing for some of the dances.
This was the Otea,
originally it was a war-like dance, but now men and women dance to this.
These ladies were
wearing the tape’a titi, or bra made out of coconut shells – so
many uses for the coconut.
This lady was a
riot, her _expression_ never changed, but she was someone important as she sat at
the centre front.
They had outrigger
canoe races, banana races, coconut shredding and tug of war.
gentlemen were in charge of the land races.
The Banana Race
Tug of War
They look to be
neck and neck…
Team Imagine where
Yes, they were in
the lead until just before the finish line they decided to flip the
Time to say
goodbye, hope you enjoyed the Puddle Jump Rally as much as we did.