Crusoe Island Lodge (Noi Hotels)
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... and stayed for four years before being rescued. Daniel Defoe based his Robinson Crusoe novel published in 1709 on this tale of woe, and the island eventually was renamed for the book in 1966. The community is dependent on the spiny lobster trade, with most of the catch being shipped to the mainland. In 2010 a ten foot high Tsunami caused by the 8.8 earthquake in mainland Chile killed ...
The island was originally named Isla Juan Fernandez after the sailor who first came here in 1574. However, in 1966 it was renamed Robinson Crusoe Island after the main character in Daniel Defoe's book of the same name. Defoe’s story was inspired by a man named Alexander Selkirk who was abandoned on the island by a pirate ship in 1704. Selkirk and the captain had not been getting along and had continuous ...
... to the dock in lifeboats, which hold 120 comfortably, 150 when needed (hopefully we can keep it to the lesser number on this voyage). The first thing obvious when we stepped out of the covered tenders was the wind – it literally could blow you over, and when taking a photo on a hilltop I fortunately took a precaution of propping myself against a post or I would have taken a quicker trip downhill when a gust came up! Trudi ...
... Tehran, or in other words a return flight there from London. My first impressions about the Island, are very mixed, somewhere between Wow and is that it? The mix up must have happened somewhere between being picked up from the airport and welcomed by flowers and shells as they put them over my neck, taken to my lovely hotel in a comfortable taxi and that same night where I was trying to find a cash machine or a bank, and I was faced with the slight problem of not having ...