Hotel Tiare Pacific
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... store in town, bought some cereal and milk, then walked back to the room. Later in the evening, Alvaro stopped by and introduced me to the Dutch lady in the room next to mine; it was the same young lady I met on the trail, small island! Her name is Iris, and we chatted about hiring a guide together, but decided instead to split the cost of a rental car and go on our own. The weather right now is iffy, rain is in the forecast, so we are going to play it ...
... that are well cut into rectangular blocks. The other interesting thing here is that a statue, despite being in good condition, has been used as a building block for the monument, instead of standing on top of it. In Via Mata ancient village, the boat houses again are well preserved. One house stands out more than the others though as it is a man-made subterranean dwelling, built like a cave from recycled boat house foundation ...
... There is one large smoothed stone in the middle, surrounded by four smaller polished stones. It is thought that the largest, central stone was brought to the island by Hotu Matu'a, the founding chief because it contained a special amount of mana (spiritual presence). This stone certainly contains a high quantity of iron and because of this it gets hotter than other stones and makes compasses behave strangely. This stone might also relate to why Easter Island is referred to ...
... back to work! Maybe. So I will click send on this, hopefully be able to upload some pics (it took 20 minutes yesterday) and head back to bed. We leave the hotel at 1:00 PM tomorrow for the airport (the only thing paved in this entire town) and I hope they know how to print boarding passes - although I have my doubts. More when I get back to the world of high speed ...
... to baggage claim where we had to get our bags, and then to customs. All without a hitch. Except that in our heads it's about 5 am and no one has had much sleep. We're all a bit woozy. We make our way upstairs to Domestic Flights as Easter Island is in Chile, and the woman in charge of that HUGE LINE says no, go to #37. We get there and it says "Staff Travel". Uhh. So we stand there for a minute and then we are summarily booted out of Staff Travel ...