Taha Tai Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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The importance of being grateful – Easter Island edition
- Beings in the tropics again for what felt like a three day honeymoon
- The puppy at our hotel – he ate everything but we couldn’t say no…we even invited him into our room a few times! (shh)
- Kyle finally getting a chance to surf…for free …
... overlook the ocean. Another cave was Ana Te Pora. The people who lived in this cave liked big open space with a table in the middle and beds around the outside. One of the isolated villages was Te Peu. Many of the boat houses of good condition can be seen here and they surround two great Ahu platforms. The valley of Maikati Te Moa is a settlement with a few boat houses and an interesting Ahu. The back of the wall is made with ...
... br> Easter Island, known as Rapa Nui in the Polynesian language, is 2 hours behind mainland Chile, so a 4.30am start combined with an elongated day and the steamy heat was starting to make us feel sleepy, so we set off on foot towards the town to get some food supplies. On the way we stopped at Sonyas, a local cafe recommended by Daniela, and endulged in our first sampling of empanadas, a very common snack throughout South America. Although we tend to steer clear of deep fried ...
... time it appears that the theory become that the larger the Moai the village or clan had protecting it, the better. And they kept hard at this work until it finally became clear not only that it wasn’t succeeding in protecting them, but that it was contributing mightily to the total deforestation of their island and the destruction of their habitat. Combined with the unlimited spread of the Polynesian rat they had brought with them by boat, accidentally ...
... away by the tide of “legal” immigration from the mainland, and they are insisting on claiming their ancestral rights. Unlike so many groups in this troubled world they are not doing so violently, but peacefully, without weapons. The are choosing to protest until their ability to retain their culture in their only homeland is guaranteed, which will only come when they have independence from their colonial overseer, Chile. And they are ...