Sunday, October 4, 2009

back to basics

Remote-island economies often means higher prices as many things need to be imported.
Iceland was a good example of this.

Easter Island hostel accommodation is almost 3 times the price of mainland hostels. And this is what you get for your money:

bathroom light switch

bathroom light

Still, despite the lethal electrics, the giant cockroach doing breastroke in the shower stall, and the tissue paper thin walls (the snoring man in the next room may as well have been in bed next to me) - I enjoyed myself immensely.

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