Aitutaki #33 (1920)

Aitutaki #33 (1920)

Aitutaki is an “almost-atoll” in the Cook Islands group, probably first settled around AD 900, with the first known European contact occurring when Captain Bligh and the crew of HMS Bounty arrived on 11 April 1789, just prior to the infamous mutiny.  A British Protectorate was declared over the 15 islands of the Cook group on 20 September 1888. On 9 October 1900, Aitutaki became the only one of the … Continue reading Aitutaki #33 (1920)