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Seven Ways to Chart the Perfect Chilean Adventure: Part 2

Seven Ways to Chart the Perfect Chilean Adventure: Part 2

Our Chilean adventure continues… 5. Gallop across the Patagonia Steppe Billowing, untamed clouds race across the sky as you gallop amid waves of grass in a savannah of hills and verdant vales dotted with yellow wildflowers. No visit to an estancia is complete without saddling-up at the stables and chatting with the wranglers. A lambs-wool […]

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Seven Ways to Chart the Perfect Chilean Adventure: Part 1

Seven Ways to Chart the Perfect Chilean Adventure: Part 1

  1. Stroll through Santiago  For help on your planning contact my friends at http://www.santiagoadventures.com/ Santiago shimmers with so much green and reflected light from leafy parks and glass skyscrapers you need your sunglasses just to walk down the street. This city has the power to disorient you on every street corner; from the sky-scraper […]

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National Geographic Radio: Hear the inside story about Rapa Nui – Easter Island

National Geographic Radio: Hear the inside story about Rapa Nui – Easter Island

My interview with Boyd Matson, National Geographic Radio, XM Radio, NPR  is streamed on the National Geographic Website and is available on itunes. The question I’m asked the most is: Where is Easter Island? In the middle of nowhere, no really, it’s roughly equal distance from Tahiti and Peru and Chile, at 29′ South latitude. […]

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Questions about Easter Island – Why and How?

Questions about Easter Island – Why and How?

Despite its isolation in the middle of the South Pacific (roughly equal distance from Tahiti and South America), Easter Island is at the center of a lot of questions. WHERE DID THE HEADS COME FROM?           HOW WERE THEY TRANSPORTED? The giant heads were carved our of a dead volcano, which contains over 400 Moai; one […]

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Night Life at Easter Island – Dance ’til You Drop

Night Life at Easter Island – Dance ’til You Drop

Recently I went to Easter Island, the most remote and least visited World Heritage Site, home of the giant stone heads and dazzlingly attractive men and curvaceous women. Watch the video of the mostly nude men dancing an elegant South Seas swaying and a sexually charged version of the Maori war dance. This is the […]

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Energy Grids, Vortexes, Geometric Points on Easter Island

Energy Grids, Vortexes, Geometric Points on Easter Island

The magnetic rock attracts people worldwide who are searching for spiritual healing and enlightenment. They camp out by it, under the full moon, and receive magnetic vibrations just by holding their hands above the rock.   Why are ancient Megaliths like the moai (stone heads) placed at specific equidistant points? Why are Positive Energy Vortexes, […]

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Best Ceviche in the Pacific at 27′ South Latitude

Best Ceviche in the Pacific at 27′ South Latitude

  Click here to share in my culinary adventures in Easter Island!

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Shorter Flights from Peru to Easter Island

Shorter Flights from Peru to Easter Island

How remote is it? Close enough for a several day “add-on” to a trip to Peru Easter Island, known as Rapa Nui (pronounced Rapa New-ee) is known as one of the most remote inhabited island in the world, and a five-star world heritage site. New direct LAN flights from Peru just made the trip easier […]

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Where in the World is Easter Island? A Speck in the Pacific Ocean

Where in the World is Easter Island? A Speck in the Pacific Ocean

The coast of Chile and Peru is 2,400 miles and a 5-6 hour flight away and just about as far from Tahiti in the other direction. The nearest inhabited island is Pitcairn, 1,200 miles to the west(of HMS Bounty and Mutiny fame). Native Eastern Islanders, or Rapa Nuians, called their home the Navel of the […]

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From Stone Age to Space Age   –  Easter Island

From Stone Age to Space Age – Easter Island

Until about 40 years ago once a year a Chilean warship visited Easter Island, bringing supplies. Very few tourists visited the island dotted with stone heads. In 1967 the airport was finished and flights arrived from Tahiti and Santiago, Chile and tourism began. In the 1970’s the Chilean government made changes: water supplies, electricity, a […]

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