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What do big heads, body paint and a beautiful beach have in common?

Posted by on Mar 10, 2009 in Around the World, Chile, South America | 1 comment

What do big heads, body paint and a beautiful beach have in common?

Well, what do they have in common you ask? Easter Island!! Big Heads: This is the reason that most visitors go to Easter Island. These archeological attractions are famous worldwide. Body Paint: We were lucky enough to be there during the annual two-week Tapati Festival, and we got painted from head to toe and paraded around the town! Beautiful Beach: Though not blessed with many beaches, Easter Island has one of the best beaches that I have ever seen! It’s great! And did you know that the reason it is called Easter Island is because it was “discovered” on Easter Sunday? ...

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