easter island

November 3, 2015

One Fine Day in Terevaka, The Highest Peak on Easter Island

Hiking to the highest peak on Easter Island Four hundred thousand years ago there were two volcanic islands. Then, there was an eruption. Terevaka came in between the two peaks, Rano Kau and Poike, and filled the blank. That activity […]
October 30, 2015
Rano Kau Hike, Orongo Village, and The Birdman

Rano Kau Hike, Orongo Village, and The Birdman

“Close your eyes and grab my shoulder.” Said David, our guide. But we’re hiking off-road here. “You’re not going to let me fall, are you? The trail is kind of rocky.” I knew he wouldn’t but it was more for […]
October 27, 2015
Facing the Modern Mystery Rapa Nui Moai

Facing the Modern Mystery: Moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

In the southern coast of the Easter Island. A group of travelers are cheerfully chatting in the van. The van goes around the corner. Two women in front, casually look out the window. WOMEN 1 and 2 (gasp) “Is that…?” […]