Travel Blogs from Hanga Roa
USHUIA - ARGENTINA SANTIAGO - ISLA DE PASCUA - CHILE
We have another couple of days in Ushuaia and Santiago before hopping on a plane to Isla De Pascua.
One full day is a visit to the Parc Nationale with a ride on the “Tren Del Fin Mondo” - the train at the end of the world. This …
We had a late flight out of Tahiti, which leaves about 1.5hrs late, and arrives in Easter Island at 9am in the morning. We're picked up from the airport by our hotel, and we find ourself in the car with a fellow guest - Peter from Estonia. Well of course, I had to tell him, that everyone in Scotland knows of Estonia due to their football team not …
An early start the next morning found us off to Isle de Pascua (Easter Island) - known locally as Rapa Nui, this time pick up by the legitimate airport taxi shuttle.
After 5 hours of flying over sea Easter Island came into sight. As we made our decent we could see the island – a triangular blob of land with 2 volcanic craters …
2300 miles off the coast of Chile lies one of the most remote and mysterious places that man has ever inhabited, Easter Island. The indigenous name is Rapa Nui, but most people know it by the name given by Jacob Roggeveen, Easter Island. The first European to discover the island on Easter Sunday in 1722. Captain Cook also sailed here in 1774.
... a comprehensive list of what we're going to be doing with our four days here, complete with indigenous and complicated names. Which means I understood none of it. Except for the part that she mentioned that the was an empanada stand by the beach, I was hungry.
After dropping things off in the hotel room we went in search of this empanada stand and I ordered a tuna empanada as I had been previously instructed to do by ...
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You will be meet by Edith and Bill at the airport.
A nice cold fruit juice and an explanation of what to expect.
Clean and in a good position.
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