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Frightened by Fur on Easter Island – Day 4

*To fully appreciate the pictures, click on them to see them full size* It’s 6 am and Edith is rattling our door. Scared out of a dead sleep, we are a bit alarmed and confused until we figure out that … Continue reading

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Jet Lagged Exploring on Easter Island Day 1

*To fully appreciate the pictures, click on them to see them full size* After 25 hours of traveling, we arrive on Easter Island at 6:50 on a Sunday morning. We descend the stairs to the tarmac, walk to the terminal, … Continue reading

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The Journey to Easter Island Begins

After waiting a lifetime to travel to Easter Island, the day has finally arrived and I am bouncing off the walls with excitement. But first we have to get there. The journey begins with a US Airways flight from Charlotte … Continue reading

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Where Oh Where Should We Go ?

I really, really need a vacation. I’m exhausted both mentally and physically. We’ve had a rough couple of months with a health scare for Mike that has resolved itself in the best way possible. That’s the great news! The not … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 5 – A Day in Uruguay)

I refuse to leave South America without adding one more country to my collection.  Uruguay beckons.  We have only two days left and plan to pack in as much as we can in spite of my stumbling encounter with a … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 2 – Buenos Aires Stopover)

Prior to touch down in Argentina, we are kept busy filling out a long questionnaire that asks where we have been, what flights have we taken, what were our seat numbers? Do we have any health concerns? Cough? Fever? Where … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 1 – Chile)

I think I understand why so many of us in the United States ignore our neighbors in South America.  The continent is not marketed as well as Europe and the perception exists that Europe has more or better antiquities. Simple … Continue reading

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Scanada-navia

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. My iPhone has become an incredibly useful tool. I use the map app as GPS for road trips. I can search the Urbanspoon or Trip Advisor apps for restaurants close to … Continue reading

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