Hotel Rapa Nui
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... later so we went back down to the beach to await the sunset. A few statues are ideally located to capture the perfect picture of the setting sun. This of course would be a popular 'activity' and every tourist on our plane was there too. The previous evening we were unable to book a tour so we took ourselves on a self guided walk to the Orongo Ceremonial Village. It starts with a stroll along the coast and we stumbled across an Outrigger Canoe Club where they ...
Today we flew from Santiago to Rapa Nui (Easter Island). The flight was a little over 5 hours. Rapa Nui is really out in the middle of the ocean. We flew on LAN airlines which is a great airlines. The plane was new with on demand video and lots of leg room in the exit row we got. We were met at the airport by Marcelo, the owner of the Kaimana ...
On the last morning I headed off to the museum, which wasn't exactly well signposted or marked on the map. Eventually I found it, and rushed around the interesting exhibits all too quickly. I needn't have bothered hurrying. Back at the hotel we were told the plane had been delayed and might not even leave today. A storm in Tahiti had delayed the connecting flight. There were some worried faces - ...
... disappointed but that’s nature. The afternoon is spent paddling and kayaking around the lagoon. The kids have learned to entertain themselves. We spend a day in a transit, moving from one island to another. It involves taxi to port, ferry back to Papeete, waiting at airport, short flight to Huahine and taxi to the campsite. The day is uneventful, the kids help us a lot and the sun is shining. The campsite on the far end of the island is very basic but functional. We’ve got ...
... was from local Rapa Nui, who put on quite a show. They went out into our group and asked a number of the audience to dance.....it was comical. We had another delicious buffet dinner, and then sat outside listening to more colorful stories from Edmundo. He told us his famour typewriter story, where he duped the Governor.
Goodnight to all from Easter Island! We fly 10 hours tomorrow to Samoa, with a quick stop for fuel in Tahiti.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed