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... Much respect to the ancient Rapa Nui, because as previously discussed the Moai are frickin massive.
My respect for the ancient Rapa Nui grew as Mohi, the tour leader not a statue, explained how they paddled here in large 45-man canoes from other Pacific Islands. Look up the Pacific on a map. Itīs rather large. That takes some balls. They arrived two thousand years ago, apparently based on a vision had by a shaman. Mental. Even more mental that it came true and ...
... drinking instant coffee!). The device is called an Aero Press; I have never heard of it but perhaps you have? It’s really simple, first you place a tube on top of a coffee cup. Then you pour in a measure of ground coffee, then hot water, then put a plunger inside the tube and press down firmly but slowly. Voila, great tasting coffee! I have to admit it was much better than my Folgers!
More rain today, coming down on and off in buckets. ...
... which was completed in 1974.
We visited William Mulloy's gravesite, near the moai.. The headstone is actually a carved top knot. We also looked at the remains of a Hare Vaka, or "boat house." These are scattered around the island and were small thatched houses, no more than 3-4 feet tall, that looked like overturned canoes. Holes were drilled into some of the base stones, and wooden poles were inserted on one end then bent over and tied to another pole coming from the ...
... houses created for the games at the Orongo village and await the return of his racer. The racer had all of the hard work to do. They first had to scale 300m down the cliff face to the cold South Pacific below. They then had to swim approximately 2 kilometres to a nearby islet called Motu Nui. Once there, they had to survive on this barren land in order to take the first egg laid by the sooty turn bird. The first racer to then make the return journey back to the Orongo village with ...
... br> Easter Island, known as Rapa Nui in the Polynesian language, is 2 hours behind mainland Chile, so a 4.30am start combined with an elongated day and the steamy heat was starting to make us feel sleepy, so we set off on foot towards the town to get some food supplies. On the way we stopped at Sonyas, a local cafe recommended by Daniela, and endulged in our first sampling of empanadas, a very common snack throughout South America. Although we tend to steer clear of deep fried ...