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1209.1-Wet – Easter Island, Chile

Don’t go over there you are going to get wet. Don’t worry, I do this all the time. I know what I’m doing. Okay. [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1209-Beach Carvings – Easter Island, Chile

These carving are on the rocks in certain small bays. These were along the road as we waited for a table at a restaurant across the street.   [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1208-Anakena Beach – Easter Island, Chile

Anakena Beach is one of few sandy beaches on the island. Most of the island is volcanic clips battered by the violent seas. This patch of sand is on the opposite side of the island where thirty foot waved beat [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1207-Lava Tubes – Easter Island, Chile

Easter Island was created through volcanic action and the entire island is covered with baseball to watermelon sized lava rocks that shot out of numerous volcanoes that dot the island. Farmable land is sparse and has been created through the [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1207.1 Four-Wheeler – Easter Island, Chile

We rented a 4-wheeler and were shown a map of where we could ride. We were sternly warned not to go on the particular beach road (where the lava caves and sacred spots were). On to the 4-wheeler we climbed [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1206-Rough Seas – Easter Island, Chile

This is the side of the island that receives the brunt of the Pacific Ocean. We stood on the edge of the cliff that towered sixty to eighty feet above the sea. The rocks on the right about thirty feet [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1205-Yoga – Easter Island, Chile

Every morning at sunrise we ventured to Tahai so Janine could do her yoga in front of our favorite Moai. Photography was interesting as the light changed every minute as the sun poked up for the day. [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1204-People – Easter Island, Chile

We purchased a few mementos from local craftspeople display their goods at Tahai. Never could get used to seeing Polynesian people speaking Spanish. I now have a small Moai only desk at work. Two beauties. Two island boys looking for [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1203-Harbor – Easter Island, Chile

This is the tiny harbor in the downtown area of the island. There is no harbor for large ships. All good coming into the island are offloaded from a large cargo ship onto a barge that is floated to a [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel

1202.1 LAN Flight – Easter Island, Chile

Flights in and out to Easter Island are challenging. There is one flight per day so if there is a problem you have to wait until the next day. We boarded the plane for our return flight to Chile and [...]

July 6, 2015 Chile, International Travel