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Frightened by Fur on Easter Island – Day 4

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 the owner of the Hotel Taura’a thinks we are part of the group … Continue reading

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Driving Easter Island Day 3

TahaiOur 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 have transported the roosters to the other side of the island?  Their crowing’s … 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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