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Craig and Steph's Adventures on Easter Island

The final installment of our Chilean Adventure. We had an excellent time sampling the history and local culture of this magical isolated paradise. Photos and text originally published at our web site http://www.craigandstephsvacations.com

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Statue in the town center
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We got up at 8 and called downstairs to see if they had been able to verify our flight. Francisco, the fantastic desk clerk, had done so, and said that our flight had been set back an hour to its …
The harbour
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 7:30 and packed. We saw Romaine and Bill at breakfast and exchanged cards. They told us that it made Easter Island special to meet some young people from the States who enjoyed …
Boats docked at the harbour
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
Today was our Easter Island free day. There was a great contrast between the way we felt on our first day on the island and now. We were now in the groove of island life and could easily occupy …
Coastline
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 8:00 and went to breakfast, which was a little bit more fruit-centric and a little less focused on the desserts than on previous days. They also had bread, ham, and cheese. We continued …
Home, sweet home
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 8 and headed to breakfast by 8:20. Everyone else was eating inside, and we decided to set a trend and sit outside. I'm not sure that the staff was crazy about having to set a table …
Coastline
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 8 o'clock and headed to breakfast at around 9. We sat outside on the patio near the pool overlooking the volcanic rocks and the ocean below. There were two pretty red iris-like flowers …
A view of the coastline
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
Rapa Nui is the world's most remote inhabited island. The nearest inhabited island (Pitcairn Island) is 2000 kilometers away. The Chilean mainland is 3700 km away, and Tahiti is 4100 km away. The …

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