Tag Archives: Archaeology

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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Lab — Day 2

The weather report said high winds and by Friday a cold front moving in.  I think we were all just as happy to be in the lab today.  We’re doing a lot more of the flotation separation but we’ve also … Continue reading

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Four Corners Monument

Today was our day off as the folks who were here for only 1 week have left and the folks joining us for the 2nd week don’t arrive until late afternoon.  There was some things we could do as a … Continue reading

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Lab Day!

We were in the lab all day today.  You might think that sounds like a long time to be “stuck” in a lab but it was really interesting and we did a wide variety of activities.  First we learned about … Continue reading

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Easter Island Expedition

So yesterday I bit the bullet and signed up for my second dig with Earthwatch: Restoring Prehistoric Landscapes on Easter Island for two weeks in December.  According to Josh Bernstein of History Channel’s Digging for the Truth, Easter Island is … Continue reading

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