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Trouble festering in paradise as Easter Island natives push for independence from Chile

EASTER ISLAND, Chile — There is trouble festering in paradise.

The 2,500 indigenous Polynesians who live in one of the world’s most remote, permanently inhabited places have long chafed at what they regard as Chilean colonialism. 753 more words


Easter Island, Chile

The Moai boys are waiting for you to come visit them, and you will not be dissapointed. To get here this place is the most isolated island in the world, and the guards here are standing tall. 222 more words

Let us turn to the moai ...

Here are two terrific videos from “Science Dump Weekly” – about which I am particularly happy as there’s been only stuff like optical illusions there for weeks and weeks. 53 more words


Journey to Peru, Easter Island, and Chile

Good health is my greatest blessing. I’ll take even better care and stick around as long as possible. There are places yet to explore!


A Week of Sunsets

When we arrived on Rapa Nui for our Honeymoon, the owner of our cabin met us at the airport and drove us out to her property. 356 more words


"Sky Pirates" (1986) - Australian Adventure/ Fantasy – “Thrilling Adventures!! March 2015″

Whew!! Our whirlwind globe-trotting March “Thrilling Adventures!!” Movie Review Festival continues with a quick layover in Australia for a look at 1986’s “Raiders” spunky Aussie wanabee… 1,953 more words


Making Monuments at Manchester Museum

The centrepiece of Manchester Museum’s forthcoming temporary exhibition Making Monuments on Rapa Nui: The Statues of Easter Island is the statue of Moai Hava. This 2m high 2.5 ton basalt  statue has been kindly lent by the British Museum as part of its National Programmes. 2,465 more words

Manchester Museum