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TravelPod Member ReviewsO'tai Hotel Easter Island
Shame about the cockerel at 4am
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We headed to the bus again, rode with the same people as yesterday, and visited more heads, along with a giant crater - I suggested aliens - everyone else suggested meteor or dormant volcano. They don't seem to enjoy that I keep suggesting ALIENS for the answer to everything. Such is life. We also went to the location of the "crematory" and a high on a hilltop location ...
... burial chambers of important Rapa Nui’s. Much archaeological work has been undertaken on Rapa Nui to get the heads back into their original composition as tribal wars along with a Tsunami swept many of the heads from their location on their Ahu.
The pictures really speak for themselves the Moai are incredible and beautiful and we were honoured to get to stand alongside them.
Easter Island’s rich history does not just stop at the end of the ...
... 8221; I asked.
“2000. Everyone, really. But this week the Chilean government refused to agree to the decolonization act, and our Parliament voted to close the sacred sites, our patrimony,” Hito added.
He remembered conditions on the island when he was a child. People lived in caves, had no running water, and for shelter old oil drums were split and used for construction. Schooling was rudimentary or non-existent. Health care was ...
... s problems, it will make life better for the hundreds of millions in the developing world.
From Orongo, we returned to the west coast to board our tender back to the Serenity and civilization and were treated to watching some local kids jump off the pier into the harbor. Great ending. With that, we headed for Pitcairn in search of the Bounty, or at least its survivors. So, you think Easter Island is isolated? Wait till we get to ...
... could lift up these huge moais. Instead of getting consultation from trained archaeologists, they hired a landscaper to help with the restoration. We definitely could see the difference. The ahu looked too perfect. It wasn't in the shape of a long boat like at Tahai. The edges were sharp and straight because they were cut by drills and saws. There was even a moai facing the entrance of the site which is a big no-no. Paul even said that the ...