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 ...
... are more prepared for the rain than others. There is a young couple from Brazil who look more ready for Copacabana than a rain sodden mountain.
Things are not helped by the guide. I would like to tell you her name but she did not introduce herself. She does not engage at all with any of either the Spanish or English speaking clients. She just stares in to the distance speaking in a monotone but imparting little useful information. She may ...
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 ...
... story of finding a bunch of US astronauts sitting outside a disco one morning at 10AM looking for a soda. He stopped his car and took care of them. They became friends. They were here to scout out the place, and I guess we, the USA helped built their huge runway.
The next altar area we visited was right on the water and was called Tongariki. In 1770 all 15 statues were knocked down at this altar. You'll see lots of photos here with them now all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed