Our next visit was to the steep cliffs of the south west coast of the island. From up above we gazed down on foaming white waves pounding the shore of a small island: Moto Nui. 654 more words
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We flew from Santiago, Chile to Easter Island on Latam Airlines. Which is, in fact, the only way to reach the distant, isolated island. Before getting there I had imagined an old, small airplane. 984 more words
The collapse of the Easter Island (also known as Rapa Nui) and the Classic Maya population has remained a mystery since their discoveries. Despite substantial research, anthropologists still debate over what caused the fall of these ancient societies. 3,695 more words
By Betty Gordon
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In November 2016, spring in the Southern Hemisphere, I took an unforgettable, two-week trip to Easter Island and Chile. 2,105 more words