Easter Island November 28th 2010 Reckless and expensive? Yes. But you can only really get to Easter Island from Chile, and what are the chances of us being in Santiago again with a few days to kill? Slim. I blame my brother. We were so sad after he left us in New Zealand that we went ahead and booked our flights to cheer ourselves up.
So, this week was spent on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, a speck of volcanic rock a 5-hour flig ... read more
South America » Chile » Easter Island Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more