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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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... myths debuncted...as far as we know... 1# ABANDONED ISLAND Turns out the island was never abandoned, nor did the civilisation die out....but after European invasian and slavery only 117 were left on the island, which included 8 of the 10 original tribes and now there are just under 7,000 citizens (double that of 10 years ago) plus alot of illegal immigrants. So BBC 0, Congo French Rapa Nui aristocrat 1 2# THE MOAI WERE A TESTAMENT TO WHAT VANITY CAN DESTROY It also wasn't vanity ...
After 3 exciting and enriching months in this continent, we are finally leaving South America. Although Easter Island is part of Chile, its geographical position in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and its origins and culture, makes it part of the South Pacific islands.
Easter Island or Rapa Nui is one of the most remote places in the planet, 4000 km away from Chile. The flight is 5 hours and 15 minutes from Santiago. Our ...
... beach park that had some food stands, and of course, some Moai for us to photograph. We tried the Chilean beer, Escudo...not bad at all.
Two other interesting sites on the island are the extinct volcano, Rano Kau, notable for its crater lake and marshes, and one of the three natural bodies of fresh water on the island, and also the Anthropological Museum. The museum was small, but very well laid out, explaining the history of the island and its people.
... the southerly was doing it's best it nearly blew me over - these homes were used during the Bird Man / Tangata Manu. which sadly doesn't happen anymore.
we stopped for lunch and I had my first and best empanadas eva and washed down with a litre of guava juice. had a 10min seista then off again sightseeing. this time some caves and more Moai (these ones were facing the ocean which is unusual cause they usually face ...
... advanced societies in the world for the technology available to them. However, the demands placed on the environment were immense and Rapa Nui is an example of the consequences of irreversibly damaging that environment.
We saw several sites today - Rano Kanu Volcano; Orango, site of the Birdman Cult and the stone houses; and HanganTe'e, where we saw several fallen Moai, and a cave. It was good to be ...