Travel to Easter Island / Rapa Nui – Episode 220

categories: pacific travel


The Amateur Traveler talks to Mike and Hillary of the SpotHopping blog about their trip to Easter Island / Rapa Nui in the South Pacific.

They visited Easter Island as a stop on their round the world trip. Easter Island is a small destination and one of the most remote destinations in the world.

When you are on the island the only other people within 2000 miles are the 50 people on Pitcairn Island. Easter Island is, of course, known for its enigmatic Moai statues and Mike and Hillary were able to visit the quarry where they were created. They also explored lava tube caves on the island.

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Show Notes

Easter Island
Hotel Toara’a
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Lava tube video
Easter Island: Inn at the End of the World – a luxury resort
WikiTravel Easter Island
Easter Island on Spot Hopping


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by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

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