Hotel Rapa Nui
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... into 36 clans descended from the last native Rapa Nui people. Now there are 9,000 or 10,000,” he said.
“How many of these are Rapanui?” I asked. The term is used for the island, the people, the language, and the culture.
“Only about 4,000. The others all moved here from Chile in the last five years. The government must stop this immigration. It is a new form of colonization.”
“How many Rapa Nui are in ...
... to watch over the living descendants. One platform or Ahu has been reconstructed thanks to Japanese support and you can see 15 of them overlooking what was believed to be a cultural meeting place. The clans of Rapa Nui started building the Moai around 500AD, initially small & simple figures. Over time they perfected the process and there were demands for bigger & more elaborate versions, the biggest being 20 metres, although this never left the quarry. At around 1800AD it ...
... airport from Andres at 9pm and that’s where I am now. My flight is at 11pm and then I’ll arrive in Santiago to meet Melissa. I can’t wait! It feels like it’s been years since I’ve seen her, but it’s only been a couple of months. We’re going to have a lot of fun! And I need to get some rest on the plane, so I’m not even going to take my computer out. That’s why I’m writing this now. I hope I’m able to ...
... I got to my hostel, all I wanted was a hot shower. That’s exactly what I got.
I got a hot shower, put on some dry clothes and relaxed for about an hour before going out to get some food. I found a good place for dinner where I could have a salad, grilled chicken with rice, and a coke for about $12. Not bad considering I was told how outrageously expensive everything on this island would be. ...
... was declared Birdman for the year, and held quite the high status among the tribe. These birds were practically sacred to the people of this cult, so there was a lot of power to the man who was able to be the first to attain and bring back an egg. Pretty crazy huh? Nowadays, these particular birds have dwindled in numbers and have found new nesting grounds (no wonder with all the **** they dealt with back then!) but there are conservation efforts to bring them back to Easter island. As ...