EASTER ISLAND IS ONE OF the most remote islands in the world and covers just about this same area as Washington, D.C. While you can travel there by boat, it is very impractical and the rough coastline and brutal seas don’t allow for a proper dock on the island. Daily flights arrive from Santiago and flights from Tahiti arrive a few days a week, All operated by LAN Airlines. This is only possible because the runway was extended in 1986 so it could be used an emergency landing site for the space shuttle. The island doesn’t seem to have changed much over the years and the mystery of the Moai still reigns. Here’s what it is like in this remote travel destination.
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