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... my last blog. So beautiful I decided to go back there today.
So Harry stocked up on some provisions and hired a bike. With mild trepidation, based on his epic stacking on Death Road, but fortunately this bike ride was all the more tranquil and uneventful. The road from the capital Hanga Roa to Anakena beach is an 18km paved road through the heart of the island. It finishes with a downhill section. It was seriously good fun freewheeling down the road through ...
... scuba shop (no time for diving this trip), and then wandered over to the local cemetery and looked at the interesting burial markings. But then the rain started really pouring, and I had to duck into a restaurant that had just opened for the afternoon. I ate lunch there, lingering for about an hour until the rain subsided, and then headed back to the room. I have a terrible sunburn on the top of my bald head- as cloudy and rainy as it was yesterday ...
... to be to get a sense of how far away we were from the rest of the world. Bill and I made a note.
After a little more driving, we arrived at the entrance gate of the Orongo visitor's center, high above the ocean, located at the southwestern tip of the island. Paul dropped us off at the gate and said he would meet us at the actual visitor's center ahead. He directed us to a scrubby pathway which led us to a large volcanic caldrea, called Rano Kau. We obeyed his directions ...
... year meant that this would help to ensure the islands sustainability because the Birdman would not have power for long. This cult survived until the 1860's when the missionaries came to Easter Island. However, I will tell that part of the story in the next blog about Easter Island. The Orongo site today is an archeological wonder with stone walled houses built without any cement, petroglyphs and stunning views of the south pacific, the motus and the volcanic crater of Rano Kau. The ...
... expedition didn’t take too long because all the shops are located in one long street in the town, and there are only a couple of small grocery stores, but we did almost get sidetracked by yet another fabulous bakery, selling our favourite dulce de leche biscuits coated in a light dusting of coconut on the outside, yummy!
The next day we set off on a half day tour arranged for us by Daniela, to the Rano Kau Volcano area at the western end of the island. Our ...
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