Hanana's Residential (Mata Vai Rahi)
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... of DC) to see a breathtaking crater abundant with plant life and water with a side chipped out for a view of the ocean beyond. We learned about the Birdman Cult who chose their leader by finding the first egg of the year laid by an indigenous bird. Easter Island was far more than than just Moai. Our guides were fabulous, passionate and a wealth of knowledge about this incredible furthest island from ...
I spoke with a friend, Alissa from Rice, before coming to Chile, who said her uncles lived in Concepción. Through her mom I was able to contact one of these uncles. He told me that, lamentably, his home city wasn't worth traveling to. So, Dietrich and I hopped on a bus to Concepción.
What I want to be able to say is how wrong he was. What I don't want to admit is how wrong ...
... scores if not hundreds of moai sit today, is a testament to how central these figures were to the islanders, and how their life revolved around these creations. It has been suggested that their isolation from all other peoples fuelled this outlet of trade and creativity -- lacking any other significant way to direct their skills and resources. The bird-man culture (seen in petroglyphs), is an obvious testament to the islanders' fascination with the ability to ...
With an early morning flight to catch, we tried to get an early night at La Casa Roja hostel, only to find it to be a bit of a party hostel! With a rough night of broken sleep, we zombied ourselves to the airport and caught our 5 hour flight into the middle of the pacific ocean (see travel map for location).
Upon arrival at Hanga Roa, Easter Island airport (apparently the longest runway in South America - due to the US's assistance ...
... of things to see. I spent 3 days here and had quite an amazing time. It does not take long to see downtown. It just a bunch of tourist shops that open and close when they want along with some restaurants. A lot of people here rent horses for several day trips and these horses walk through the town and make a bit of a mess on the street. This mess, my hotel owner and the long flight were the only negative part about being here. After walking down the ...