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... cottage is Ahu Tahai where there are 5 Moai on one platform and 2 other Moai, 1 with restored eyes and topknot (Pukao, said to resemble how the islanders used to wear their hair) each on their own platform. As we were looking at the Moai it started to sink in that we were on Easter Island, something I have been dreaming of for years, and something that we hadn´t planned on doing before we left England.
On our first full day on the Island we headed out for a ...
... were we stuck a few miles out of town on this dirt track, but Rey was going to be charged a hefty fine for returning the car late.
Luckily, the car was parked at the top of a very small hill, so I knew we had a shot. I knew that if we could get the car rolling downhill, I could jump start the car in second gear and get it going. I haven’t done this in years, and I’ve only done it before in my own car, on a paved road, so this ...
... were a great example of what happens when you are in the middle of no where and gives motivation to keep this globalisation trend going 3# NATURE VS. NATION They didn't cut down all trees to move the now famous head statues used as tributes to ancestors and watchers over the tribes future. I called them elaborate tomb stones to Oscar given bones were stored underneath....but like my description of d'Affinois cheese as nice cheesy spread...my humour was not appreciated. This is just ...
... for doubting him. Oops.
Dietrich and I did the wandering thing again, this time only for 2 hours from 7 until 9 AM. We slept all day once we found a place, ate hot dogs when we woke up, and bought phone chargers.
I bought some apples and Limón Soda too.
We went to sleep and got on a bus to Pucón the next morning. That's all I have to say about that.
... another separate kitchen/eating building. I thought it was a very nice set up, and we were fairly comfortable there. It did take us a few nights to get comfortable however, since this had been our first time in a tent since our fateful one attempt at camping back home (another story for another time...). When we bought the tent, we decided on a small two person one, not realizing that not only us had to fit, but our now three bags (had to buy a third one for camping gear of course!) ...