- You can explore the two extremes: trek the driest desert on earth – the Atacama Desert-, while you can hike the icy, snowy glaciers of Torres del Paine the next day… 121 more words
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Back on the travel train.
After a fall from fancy that resulted in 3 hours wasted at the Tahiti airport, a flight delayed for 18 hours, and a meh hotel outside of Papeete courtesy of LAN Chile we were finally on our way to Easter Island aka Isla de Pascua aka Rapa Nui. 566 more words
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RAPA NUI is the indigenous name of EASTER ISLAND, and it bears witness to a unique cultural phenomenon. A society of Polynesian origin, that settled there in 300AD, established a powerful, imaginative and original tradition of monumental sculpture and architecture, free from external influence.