Crazy Sh!t We Didn’t Tell You About

Crazy Sh!t We Didn’t Tell You About

You know about the gorillas. You know about how we fell in the giant gutter. You know that a girl we were trekking with almost died on the Perito Moreno glacier. You may even have caught the bit about how I ended up bloody after I got tripped by a puppy in Negril when we […]

Easter Island Is Cursed!

Easter Island Is Cursed!

Traveling to distant countries can occasionally lead to a few minor injuries: a toe stubbed on a rock, a sprained ankle, or a bit of food poisoning. Easter Island, however, smacked us around like rag dolls. On our second day, I agreed to go horseback riding with Robin, and the outing turned into a 4-hour […]

Big Stone Heads

Big Stone Heads

Posted by on May 2, 2011 in Chile, Easter Island, General Travel, Running | 6 Comments

Easter Island (also known as Rapa Nui) is a place so remote and so small, I never thought I would see it in person. Happily, I stand corrected. A mere 5-hour flight from Santiago, and a whopping 64 square miles in size, Rapa Nui is obviously best known for the big heads, called moai, that […]