Category Archives: archaeology

Spain and Home Again

Well I’ve been home for two days now and have just about settled back in and finished with the jet lag.  I’ll pick up where I left off Tuesday night when the Internet was giving me trouble.  Here are a … Continue reading

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Day 8: Visiting in Airdrie, Alberta

Day 8 and it was nice to have a rather relaxing day in Airdrie and area.  My sister-in-law and I went shopping first thing as I didn’t bring a fall jacket with me and it was quite cold the last two … Continue reading

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Day of Departure!

After breakfast Sat. a.m., we all set out for some last minute errands (except Robert who has one more day), then Francisco took us to the airport to check our bags in and get our boarding passes early. We left … Continue reading

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Coming Home!

Well it’s 6:31 Easter Island time and I’m about 25 minutes out from Santiago, Chile. Where to begin. Yesterday was an incredible day from start to finish! The team got into the truck since we would be heading through some … Continue reading

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Time is Almost Up!

The technology aspects here are somewhat challenging but to be expected on the most remote island in the world. We are able to eventually overcome most difficulties but you can see I’m not blogging every evening as I did on … Continue reading

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Reforestation

First, dinner out last night was great.  We were right on the waterfront with an exquisite view of the Pacific right out to the horizon!  Food was excellent and so was the service.  I’ll try to get a photo of … Continue reading

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End of First Week!

We, all 4 of us with Earthwatch, spent the first two days mapping, drawing, photographing a new archaeological site.  The grass on Rapa Nui grows about 3 or 4 feet (a meter or more) high and Sonia, the archaeologist we … Continue reading

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Catching Up!

Having a great time so far but have had trouble accessing secure sites (such as administration of my blog) on the internet.  I’ve sent the following as an email to people I know are following my blog; for others here … Continue reading

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First Stop — Montreal!

It took a long time to get a cab so I was glad I called early.  There was a Subway at the bus station so I was able to grab a bite to go with my mini-Coke and apple.  The … Continue reading

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Almost Ready!

Well, I’m almost ready I think.  My bags are at the door, garbage is in the animal-proof garbage container, dishes are away, and in about 20 min. I’ll be calling the cab to take me to the bus station.  I’m … Continue reading

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