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New Business Cards

It’s so easy to tell a professional from a non-professional. The former have business cards.

After my first set of photo cards was exhausted – and because I have a new phone number and… 501 more words

Travel

San Agustin – The Poor Man’s Easter Island

Taking a flight from Santiago to Easter Island is an expensive proposition but luckily a cheaper alternative exists in Colombia.

2000 years ago the native inhabitants of the region created elaborate tombs for those who died and adorned them with carved statues representing humans and animals, often mixing them in a shamanic way. 350 more words

South America

End Plastics: Earth Day April 22,2018

Earth day is coming up in two and a half weeks and the theme this year is end plastics. Our pet peeve with the world of plastics is the use of plastic in straws. 136 more words

Vegtable Soup

Jacob Roggeveen,Explorer. The discovery of Easter Island.

On this day in 1722—which was Easter Sunday—the little-known Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen became the first European to visit Rapa Nui, or Easter Island.

Jacob Roggeveen  was a Dutch explorer who was sent to find Terra Australis, but instead came across Easter Island (called Easter Island because he landed there on Easter Day). 489 more words

History

Rapa Nui Wrap Up

Another fascinating part of Rapa Nui culture is the Tangata Manu ritual. An annual competition was based at the village of Orongo, adjacent to Rano Kau. 236 more words

Travel

Easter Island - Vinapu

My wife and I recently returned from travels in South America. We ended our trip with a few days in Easter Island, exploring its many sites. 93 more words

Photography

Easter Island - Rano Raraku

My wife and I recently returned from travels in South America. We ended our trip with a few days in Easter Island, exploring its many sites. 105 more words

Photography