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Center Island Sites, Easter Island, Chile

This post continues a series on a 6 day trip to Easter Island in March of 2018. For this series I’ve divided the posts by area of the island and archaeological site rather than chronologically as we visited the top sites … Continue reading

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Sites of the Central Southern Coast of Easter Island, Chile

This post continues a series on a 6 day trip to Easter Island in March of 2018. For this series I’ve divided the posts by area of the island and archaeological site rather than chronologically as we visited the top sites … Continue reading

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Sites on the North Coast of Easter Island, Chile

This post continues a series on a 6 day trip to Easter Island in March of 2018. For this series I’ve divided the posts by area of the island and archaeological site rather than chronologically as we visited the top sites … Continue reading

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Rano Raraku Quarry, Easter Island, Chile

This post continues a series on a 6 day trip to Easter Island in March of 2018. For this series I’ve divided the posts by area of the island and archaeological site rather than chronologically as we visited the top sites … Continue reading

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Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island, Chile

This post continues a series on a 6 day trip to Easter Island in March of 2018. For this series I’ve divided the posts by area of the island and archaeological site rather than chronologically as we visited the top sites … Continue reading

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Review of Suizandina, Northern Lake District, Chile

March 9-12, 2018 This northern area of the Lakes District, northeast of Temuco, has a more refined feel. There are fewer homesteads and larger acreages of pasture land and grain fields. It’s prettier, more open and less populated. However, it … Continue reading

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Hike to Cráter de Navidad, Malalcahuello National Reserve, Lake District, Chile

March 11, 2018 The forests in the Lake District have been wonderful; beautiful old growth forest with giant beech and araucaria (monkey puzzle ) trees. But after three forest hikes in four days we were keen on doing something different. … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Trail, Conguillío National Park, Lake District, Chile

March 10, 2018 It rained most of the night with heavy downpours at times. We woke to a crystal clear day, the air scrubbed clean and as the clouds hanging in the valleys burned off they revealed a perfect blue … Continue reading

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Review of Tinquilco Refugio, Huerquehue National Park, Lake District, Chile

March 7-9, 2018 Located in a private area of the Huerquehue National Park the Tinquilco Refugio makes a great base for exploring the park’s two great trails. See Cerro San Sebastián and Los Lagos for a full report of the … Continue reading

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Hike to Los Lagos, Huerquehue National Park, Lake District, Chile

March 8, 2018 This scenic hike around the lakes has a shorter option and a longer option that includes a couple of more lakes. We did the longer circuit but in late summer these two outer lagunas were dryer and … Continue reading

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