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

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Easter Island

    East and North Coast of Easter Island

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Jul 17, 2015

    33 photos

    ... worthy of moving, or perhaps the Rapa Nui running out of resources and money to finish constructing them are all possibilities being considered. A study done by one archeologist has determined that the average height was 4.05 metres and the volume was 5.96 square metres. The biggest one was seen today at the quarry which 21.6 metres high. Since it has not fully been carved, the weight is just an estimate of 160 to 182 metric tons. At the quarry, I ...

    From Protest to Independence in Freedom Season

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Mar 28, 2015

    4 comments, 6 photos

    ... culture of Rapanui, in a peaceful people. It is the lack of respect that Chile has shown in failing to recognize that Rapa Nui belongs to the Rapanui.” Both terms are used for the people, the island, and the language, but when it describes the people it is one word.

    I asked him if it was it difficult to keep everyone going the same direction.

    “We are able to close the sacred sites because Rapa Nui is united. There is a ...

    Head Rush or Arms Race: the Moai of Easter Island

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Mar 25, 2015

    3 comments, 9 photos

    ... Asia, they eventually settled and colonized many islands and archipelagos in a huge triangle of ocean from Hawaii in the north to New Zealand in the southeast to Easter Island here in the southwest. It’s an oceanic region twice the size of the continental United States. Easter Island is the farthest tip of Polynesian settlement, mostly because there are no more islands beyond it to settle. The next landfall is the Chilean mainland, more than 2000 miles away.
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    Yes, Virginia, there is an Easter Island!

    A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Feb 05, 2015

    1 comment, 50 photos

    ... moai were toppled during the island's civil wars and in 1960 swept inland by a tsunami. It has since been restored, with fifteen moai including an 86 ton moai, the heaviest ever erected on the island. All the moai here face sunset during Summer Solstice. Ahu Tongariki was substantially restored in the 1990s by archaeologists Claudio Cristino (Director) and Patricia Vargas (Co-director executive team), in a five year project. And who were ...

    Day Four - Seeing the big heads (moai's) up close

    A travel blog entry by mikeyhand on Jun 16, 2014

    1 comment, 34 photos

    We woke up at 7am to pouring rain. Throughout the night we heard monsterous noises from the bathroom and they weren't from either of us. We woke up numerous times, I guess the pipes are different or something. The open air shower catches the wind sometimes too.

    Since it was pouring, we went back to bed. We ended up getting to the free breakfast before it was over, kind of a let down. They had a lot of island fruit and ...