Tag Archives: Easter Island

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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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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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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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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