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Fact #102356


Short story:

George Harrison and John Lennon of The Beatles are on holiday in Papeete, Tahiti, with their wives.

Full article:

John Lennon : We chartered a yacht and sailed off to the Polynesian Islands. And straight into the sort of scenery that we'd only seen in books. It was incredible, really. Like a series of technicolour pictures with a great blue sky and tropical seas.

George Harrison : All those coral gardens and reefs running round the different little islands. I spent a lot of time just fishing off the boat with nylon lines and hooks.

John Lennon : I caught an octopus. There was this dirty great tug on my line and I thought it was an ordinary sort of fish. Anyway, I pulled it in and there it was