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Easter Island Planning & Packing Tips

A trip to Easter Island is the trip of a lifetime. A trip to Easter Island is long and expensive. But if you are one of the 50,000 or so people who make this trek every year, you will be … Continue reading

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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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A Mountain of Moai on Easter Island – Day 3.5

*To fully appreciate the pictures, click on them to see them full size* The day is just getting away from us. Taking the unexpected cave tours with Bill threw off our timing for the rest of the day so when … Continue reading

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Driving Easter Island Day 3

*To fully appreciate the pictures, click on them to see them full size* Our second night on Easter Island is blissfully quieter than the first. The barking from the strays who wander the island is much more subdued. Could someone … Continue reading

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Easter Island Day 2

*To fully appreciate the pictures, click on them to see them full size* The power is out when we wake up around 6 am. Easter Island is powered by diesel that runs generators and they can be finicky. It’s still … 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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Nobody Knows About Easter Island

“Nobody knows…” is one of our favorite ways tour guides start a sentence.  Mike and I make fun of it every time we hear it.  From the audio tour of Stonehenge in England to the Pyramids in Giza to the … Continue reading

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The Big Heads are Calling Me to Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Less than a minute after I press the “Buy” button for tickets to Easter Island, Mike announces, “We can’t go. My passport expires five days before we leave.” Panic sets in for a second. Should I quickly call and see … 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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Far Flung is Fun!

How far can we go? I ask that question everyday when I have a minute to daydream at work. There’s a map of the world above my desk. Originally I put it there because I was sick of staring at … Continue reading

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