DRAFT NOTES WITH A CAMERA
LANDSCAPE FROM the TRIP
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Sometimes we look too hard for things that hide Too long and
far away, all the way on the other side Lost in the
fog and rain Through the dusty windowpane So we miss the
glory of things that pass Right by us through the stained
5 SCENES - Discussion
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Having a nice time; how TO BE-come an emigrant.
EASTER ISLAND (Rapa Nui)
RAPA NUI 4
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"The name "Easter
Island" was given by the island's first recorded
European visitor, the
encountered it on
Sunday 1722, while
or David's island
and named it Paasch-Eyland (18th century
for "Easter Island").
The current Polynesian name of the
Nui" or "Big
was coined following the slave raids carried out in Rapa Nui
in the early 1860s because of Easter Island's geographic
resemblance to the island of
RAPA NUI 1
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was most probably populated by Polynesians who navigated in
canoes or catamarans from the
3,200 km (2,000 mi) away, or the
(Mangareva, 2,600 km (1,600 mi) away."
RAPA NUI 2
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"Easter Island was annexed by Chile
on September 9, 1888, by
by means of the "Treaty
of Annexation of the Island"
(Tratado de Anexión de la isla). Toro, then representing the
government of Chile signed with Atamu Tekena, designated
"King" of Easter Island by the Chilean government once the
paramount chief and his heir had died. The validity of this
treaty is being contested by some Rapanui today."
RAPA NUI 3 (32.9 MB size, 19.41
"The large stone
for which Easter Island is world-famous, were carved from
1100-1680 CE. A total of 887 monolithic stone statues have
been inventoried on the island and in museum collections so
7. IN BETWEEN
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"Almost all (95%) moai
were carved out of distinctive, compressed, easily worked
solidified volcanic ash or
found at a single site inside the extinct volcano
8. TERA'AI 1 (86.8 MB size, 52
Easter Island traditional dance.
9. TERA'AI 2 (14.7 MB size, 8.27
"Only a quarter of the
statues were installed, while nearly half still remain in
the quarry at Rano Raraku and the rest elsewhere on the
island, probably on their way to final locations. The
largest moai ever raised on a platform is known as "Paro"
weighing 82 tons and 9.8 m (32.15 ft)
SEASIDE (11.4 MB size, 6.46 time)
"Easter Island is over
2000 miles from the nearest population center. making if one
of the most isolated places on Earth. A triangle of volcanic
rock in the South Pacific."
GO BACK to the
"Buenos Aires the largest
city of the Republic of Argentina
was born with its
eyes looking toward Europe, and as a result, it displays a
touch of Madrid and a touch of Paris.
By the 1920s Buenos
Aires was a favored destination for immigrants from Europe."
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music was born
in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, notably in the brothels of
the Junín y Lavalle
district and in the arrabales
(poorer suburbs). Its sensual dance moves were not seen as
respectable until adopted by the
high society in the 1920s, and then all over
the world. In Buenos Aires, tango-dancing schools (known as
) were usually men-only establishments."
part 2, LaRecoleta
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The Recoleta Cemetery
one of the fundamental architectonic pieces of Buenos Aires
developed in response to many cultural elements,
such as the crowding of the venue and even the fashions in
clothing. The styles are mostly danced in either open
embrace, where lead and follow connect at arms length, or
close embrace, where the lead and follow connect
March - April 2010
"The name Patagonia comes from the
patagón used by
Magellan to describe the native people whom his
expedition thought to be giants. It is now believed the
Patagons were actually
Tehuelches with an average height of 1.80 m
compared to the 1.55 m average for Spaniards of the time."
the END of the WORLD 1
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"Ushuaia is surrounded by
Magellanic subpolar forests. On the hills around the
town, the following indigenous trees are found:
Drimys winteri (Winter's bark),
Maytenus magellanica (Hard-log Mayten) and several
Nothofagus (Southern Beech)."
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"The name Ushuaia first appears in letters and reports
South American Missionary Society in England."
the END of the WORLD 2
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17. PICNIC at the END of the WORLD
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"Come join me for a picnic at the end of the world I'll pick
the sandwiches Smothered in cheese, my favorite."
GLACIORES part 1
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"Just far enough from the bounds of
civilization, veiled by towering mountains and an expansive
lake, the Perito Moreno Glacier epitomizes the natural
beauty and splendor of Argentina."
PERITO MORENO part 2
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"Monte Fitz Roy is a
mountain located near the
El Chaltén village, in the
Southern Patagonian Ice Field, in
Patagonia, on the border between
Chile. The mountain is also known as Cerro Chaltén,
Cerro Fitz Roy, or simply Mount Fitz Roy."
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FITZ ROY - trekking
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MOUNTAIN ON FIRE in 4 SCENES
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"The Torres del Paine National Park has been a World
Biosphere Reserve since 1978."
HOW TO BE CLEANED
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"In this area are found the colossal towers and horns of
granite and rock which have made it world-famous, with
altitudes of 3,050m above sea level."
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"The climate is unstable and even in summer the winds can
reach over 193 miles per hour."
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