Hotel Altiplanico

Address: Lote E, sector Hinere, Easter Island, 2770000, Chile | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Lote E, sector Hinere, Easter Island, is near Rano Raraku, Ahu Tongariki, Rapa Nui National Park, and Orongo.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Altiplanico Easter Island

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    Travel Blogs from Easter Island

    Rapa Nui- Memories of home!

    A travel blog entry by extendedranger on Oct 28, 2015

    133 photos

    ... nearly 400 unfinished moai still in place, waiting to be completed. It is believed that there are many more completely buried as well. The heads that you see sticking out of the ground continue underground as well, all the way to the waist. It is estimated that the head you see is 1/4 the size of the whole carving! There is a very nice picture in "The Book" of Thor Heyerdahl and crew standing in the pit of a moai they completely excavated at this site, ...

    Last Day on Easter Island...Feeling Wistful

    A travel blog entry by lisabraz on Sep 19, 2015

    1 comment, 29 photos

    ... to see from any angle except grass, hills and valleys with miniscule bands of horses in the distance, and the unending empty expanse of blue, blue sea in all directions.

    Next stop: Anakena beach. This area was, according to local oral history, the landing place of the Polynesian chieftain who founded the first settlement of the island. It makes sense, because it is a small, sandy bay with calm waters, unlike the rest of the island. Actually, ...

    Another Transit to a Lovely Island

    A travel blog entry by lisabraz on Sep 16, 2015

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... in their limited time. Before he left, Bill asked him if we could possibly borrow his truck to drive into town and procure some foodstuffs. He didn’t even hesitate, just gave us the keys. After gleefully exploring our new “home,” we drove down to town and picked up food at one of the local markets. Picture is attached. It doesn’t take much imagination, if you know us, to know what we were planning for dinner. Yes, spaghetti! We also got ...

    From Protest to Independence in Freedom Season

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Mar 28, 2015

    4 comments, 6 photos

    ... asked if he could come in. They passed the question to Leviant, who said what he should be told was, “If you are coming as Rapanui, you are welcome. If you are coming as a Park Service employee, no.” He accepted this, turned around, and left.

    Leviant continued, “My soul is devoted to the cause of Rapa Nui. Let me clarify: first, I’m a servant of God. Then, I’m devoted to the cause of justice for Rapa Nui, to see one ...

    Head Rush or Arms Race: the Moai of Easter Island

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Mar 25, 2015

    3 comments, 9 photos

    ... mountains of the natural world. The creation epics of Pacific Islanders stress an initial stage of chaos being supplanted by order established by the gods, and sometimes by human heroes, similar to many creation epics around the world.

    The task of Polynesian religion was protecting the people, individual and groups, from the destructive spiritual powers afoot in the universe, with strict obedience to laws necessary to keep the divine and physical worlds ...