Hotel Oceania Rapa Nui
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... for our turn to get off and it was the longest wait ever.
We had been invited to an Easter Island Sail Away Suite party by our friends Jim & Shirley, but sadly my sail away from Easter Island was spent lying in a dark room, thankfully a few hours later I was back to normal and it only seemed to right to finish the day with a cheese platter from room service.
Thank you Easter Island for being a dream destination; fascinating, beautiful and mind blowing all in ...
... our identity. It’s helps us be Rapanui.”
I asked when he thought independence would come.
“We are ready for independence now, but the international political situation isn’t prepared for it. Perhaps in five years. I have a responsibility as prince, to serve the people, to try to make a difference.”
Prince Kai has three children, 20, 15, and 8 years old. I asked if the absence of higher education on Rapa Nui was ...
... but it is amazing how much difference it makes having equipment that is fit for purpose as Hannah was perfectly warm every night. Day three we hiked to the lookout at the top of the middle valley- Francais- awesome 360° views can be enjoyed from here and we could see the glacier meltwater rushing down cliffs and careering down towards the lakes below. We witnessed a small avalanche way up on one of the snowfields which must happen every few hours, after numerous photos of ...
... the Moais were carved. They were then slid down the large quarry into their spots and were buried about one third of their size. They were amazing, huge. We were not allowed to touch them as there were signs keeping us off limits. There were almost 400 statues in different stages of completion. Rich and John and the guide walked to see the largest Moai and the kneeling Moai. Brooks and I decided it was too steep of a climb and sat at some benches just taking in ...
... sours without cocktail shakers (meaning it went everywhere...) and then played a bit of twister for good measure.
It was a nice, if slightly strange Christmas and we left the hostel on the 27th knowing we wouldn't forget it or the unique town we'd celebrated it in.
Arriving in Santiago was a bit like heading back into Europe proper- it has a different feel to anywhere else we've been so far in South America (parts of Lima and Vina aside), this place has money and ...