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Our Monthly Wrap #11: 27 April 2015 – 26 May 2015

Incredibly, with 11 months down, the countdown to a whole year on the road truly begins… and if this (like most other months) one is usual, it will seem to fly by! 1,017 more words


Mythology and traditions of Rapa Nui

Rapa Nui is better known as Easter Island and is one of the most isolated populated places in the world. Situated in the south eastern Pacific Ocean around 4,000 kilometres from Chile, South America its nearest inhabited neighbour is Pitcairn Island 2,075 to the west.  2,410 more words


180° South

It rained all day today, and you may have read some news about flooding in Texas. I spent my day on the computer and managed to squeeze in a swim at the community pool in between rain showers. 48 more words


The island of giant stone heads - part number the first

I suppose if I actually want to consider this a blog and myself a writer I have to, you know, write. Even though my life here in Brazil may be an exotic mystery to most of you, as I began to cultivate routine, develop friendships and find favorite local hot spots it simply became life for me. 1,605 more words


Murphy's Petrel Pterodroma murphyi, Rano Kau, Easter Island

Projecting its open webbed feet in the air, a Murphy’s Petrel Pterodroma murphyi prepares to land near a potential nest site in the extint Rano Kau volcano, … 30 more words

Nature Photography

11.05.15 Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

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Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Landed at Mataveri International airport on Tuesday 12.05.15.

Wednesday was spent resting, (changing time zones play havoc with ones sleeping patterns). 356 more words