Hotel Oceania Rapa Nui
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in great condition. I found a row of more crumbled Moai further along the coast. I say 'I' found them. I reckon someone knew about them before me, but hey.
The photos won't do this place justice. All the same I reckon I'll go and join Billy for the sunset, as it will doubtless be beautiful. Here's hoping.
Hope you're all well in whatever mundane part of the world you're in. Just joking, Bournemouth is awesome ...
... into the grand Mataveri International Airport which services a single airline, hosting 10 flights per week. As you might guess, we had been transported into a very rural, laid-back environment, and we were already loving it.
Paul Pownall, our driver-guide-host, was waiting outside carrying a sign with several names on it (including ours) and leis made with bougainvillea and wooden flowers which were scratchy around our necks but still made us feel ...
... the Moai stand or used to stand) situated along the coastline all the way to the eastern end, to another volcano caked Poiki. The day started clear but windy, but turned wet and stormy towards the end of our tour, which really didn’t matter as it added to the atmospheric feel of the island, and indeed did give us a giggle at our guide's rather English rain attire. Among the stops we made during the tour were the Vinapu, Akahanga, Tongariki, Poiki quarry area and finally ...
... my expectations. I had visions of these tiny little eroded stumps and boy oh boy was I wrong, the heads were every bit as awesome as they seem in National Geographic.
Getting to Easter Island was one of the less pleasant parts of our Cruise, most places we had been that we needed to arrive by tender everyone had arrived in dribs and drabs and there were few queues for the tenders. Easter Island day was a far cry from the previous days, pretty much the whole ship ...
... and I was supposed to return my rental car by 9:30 AM, and check out of my guest house by 10 AM. The heck with it. I was going to see the Rano Roraku quarry and Ahu Tongariki and the Anakena Beach come hell, high water, or revolution. Who knows when or if I’ll ever get back to Easter Island?
The island-wide speed limit on the barely adequate road around Rapa Nui is supposed to be a maximum of 50 kilometers per hour. I’m not sure how fast I went, ...