Author: Snuva

Some stress, some caches. . .

Yesterday, neither Snuva or her female slave had very good days. Snuva was feeling ultra-social, and the slave was feeling completely non-social – so we thought getting out of the house was a good idea.

Dragon's Lair and Environs

Having made them put in a full day of gardening on Saturday, so on Sunday Snuva allowed her slaves to take her on a bushwalk. Usually having a cache in an area spurs Snuva to finally go to a place…

Day 24: Pisco

We were at Pisco today; took better part of an hour on a bus to get ot town from the port, we walked around a few blocks, then took thel ong bus ride back. When we got off the bus,…

Day 17: 1st day at Rapa Nui/ Easter Island

I thought we would NEVER get here! I didn’t sleep well and hadn’t been feeling well, so I got up not long after 7am and went up to brekkie. Checked my GPSr; still 57 kilometres from Easter Island. Dad and…

Day 16: Last Day at Sea en route to Easter Island

Another day at sea. Highlight of today was probably the lecture by Tom Christian. A few biographical notes: Thomas Coleman Christian was born on Pitcairn Island on 1 November 1935. Tome went to school on Pitcairn age 6 to 16…

Day 15: First Day at Sea en route to Easter Island

After the excitement of Pitcairn Island one day and a total eclipse the next, we had a day spent at sea. There were several post-eclipse lectures as one as one by a doctor from the Mayo Clinic. Dress for dinner…

Day 14: South Pacific Total Solar Eclipse

I have some photos somewhere around here!!! The day the eclipse geeks have been waiting for! First Contact: 10.22am Second Contact: 11.47am Third Contact: 11.48am Fourth Contact: 1.19pm

Day 13: Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island today! After the information sheet we had received the evening before detailing the dangers of going ashore in the Pitcairners’ longboat, from signing your life away before descending the ship on a rope ladder to being bounced about…