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Rapa Nui, the land of the Moai.

We all have “dream” destinations, places we’ve always wanted to go. And I don’t mean somewhere belonging in a  bucket list of places to visit before you die. 534 more words


Statue from Easter Island, British Museum

The people of Easter Island, Polynesia built many giant statues called moai. This one is called Hoa Hakanai’a, which means ‘hidden friend’. It would have originally been painted red and white. 273 more words

11. Easter Island

This is and will always be Lara’s poem. She commissioned it for an art project that she was working on. The problem is that I actually have no control over the poems that I write. 236 more words

Creative Writing

Ask Professor Popcorn: Raiders of the Lost Ark


Dear Mark,

This is an easy one actually, although I do see your point. Sure, the Hovitos looked primitive that much is for certain. But how they have elaborate traps and mechanics protecting their treasures is common for primitive peoples. 501 more words

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A Writer Reads: Behind the Microscope and Under It: Women and Girl Scientists

(a post from guest author, Mary Burns)

Two fascinating novels I read recently feature women scientists, Easter Island by Jennifer Vanderbes and The Signature of All Things… 754 more words

Historical Fiction

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Chile is one of the most exciting and fastest growing destinations for travelers heading to South America. It offers an unprecedented variety of geography, from the world’s driest Atacama Desert to the stunning peaks of Patagonia. 40 more words


Moai-watching on Easter Island

The airport on Rapa Nui (or Easter Island as it’s more commonly known as) is the quietest I’ve ever seen. The most remote airport in the world, it boasts only one or two flights a day to Santiago and sometimes even to Tahiti. 563 more words

South America