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Fred. Olsen World Cruise 2018: Easter Island And Pitcairn Island

We spent several fun-filled days at sea before reaching our next port of call, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile. There was sun, cloud and a tug-of-war. 1,044 more words


The rise and fall of a civilization

On Easter Sunday 1722, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen was the first European to step foot on a semi-deserted island in the Pacific. The island is among one the most remote place on Earth, the closest land being over 2,000 miles away. 546 more words


W1801 - It's almost Easter

In my last post, W1801 – On the pull, I described the crew tug-of-war competition and the barbecue evening put on to make the most of the lovely warm sunny weather as we sailed towards our next port of call, Hanga Roa on Easter Island. 1,711 more words

Black Watch

"For last year's words belong to last year's language / And next year's words await another voice"*...

Of all the literatures in the world, the smallest and most enigmatic belongs without question to the people of Easter Island. It is written in a script—rongorongo—that no one can decipher.

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Easter Island

Someday, I’m actually gonna pack my bags, actually fly to Chile and get my lazy backside to Rapa Nui. For the layman, Rapa Nui is also known as Easter Island. 818 more words


25 Things To Do on Easter Island | Isla de Pascua | Rapa Nui

Easter Island | Isla de Pascua | Rapa Nui

One of the most isolated places in the world, Easter Island is a bucket list item. It is surrounded by the mystery of the large head statues scattered around the island, the moai (pronounced mo-eye), how did they get there? 2,804 more words

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