Iorana is a Rapa Nui greeting meaning Hello / Good Bye in Rapa Nui language
If it is traditional food you want, then one would have to go for the famous Umu, which is a traditional Polynesian style of cooking. Basically, the ancients would heat volcanic rocks, dig a hole in the ground, wrap the food in banana leaves and bury it. Over a few hours, the hot rocks would … Continue reading Food and shows on Easter Island
So you’ve finally got your ticket and you are excited to visit this mysterious island located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean- also called Te Pito O’Te Henua which means the belly-button of the world: Rapa Nui. You may have already browsed through the highlights and must see places you want to visit in … Continue reading What to do in Easter Island?
Hanga Roa is Easter Island´s only urban area with roughly 6000 inhabitants (Censo 2012). In its main street (Atamu Tekena) you will find several souvenir shops, restaurant and fast food places (empanadas, hot-dogs and burgers mainly) and there are also 2 drugstores (pharmacies) – where you can purchase anything you may have forgotten to pack- … Continue reading What to do in Hanga Roa?