Place: Ahu Tautira Location: Hanga Roa, Easter Island Visited: December 13th, 2011
Place: Mataveri International Airport Location: Hanga Roa, Easter Island Visited: December 2011 Here we see only airline arriving on the island, a Boeing 767-300ER operated by LAN Airlines. You can arrive here from Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru (seasonal); and Papeete, Tahiti.
A brilliant start to the day, with a gorgeous sunrise over the Ahu Tongariki, the biggest ahu on the island. It is believed that the moai were toppeled during the civil wars that plagued the island and in the twentieth century (1960), when a tsunami swept the island. The ahu has since been restored, when [...]