compulsivetraveler.tv [BETA]

The ultimate travel video site

Easter Island, Chile Travel Video

Easter Island Rano Kau a World Heritage Site

I've dreamed of traveling to Easter island for years and when i found myself in the airport in Santiago, Chile I new I just had to change my ticket home and make my way to one of th most amazing island In the world.
Unesco declared Easter Island a World Heritage Site

filmmaker: Railaybay

country: Chile

channel: adventure

rating: PRO

views: 8475

comments: 0

Add to Favorites Add a comment Plan-it!

Leave your comment!


(we will not share this)

(hint: you are human)

See all videos of Chile...

Independence Day, Santiago, Chile

Independence Day, Santiago, Chile

Thursday, September 18, 2003 Feeling at home back in Santiago, I threw the cam…moreThursday, September 18, 2003 Feeling at home back in Santiago, I threw the camera and tripod into my backpack and headed for the Metro light rail system. Santiago’s Metro is world class. The stations are clean, large and well lit. The trains run on a tight schedule. Television monitors on the platform tell you when the next train is due. It was independence day, and the streets were quiet. Most shops had closed for the holiday. I returned to the Plaza de Armas to record independence day celebrations. The plaza was mostly cordoned off by police. It is a Chilean Independence Day tradition for the President, the military elite, and other high government officials to attend church at the Metropolitan Cathedral on the plaza square. The appearance of the president comes with much fanfare. Two regiments of Chilean soldiers marched and paraded around the square. One of the regiments dressed in grey ceremonial uniforms with black boots. Their shiny grey helmets eerily resembled those worn by the Wermacht soldiers of Germany in World War II. While the band played patriotic music, I perched myself on a monument and had a perfect view of the plaza. Sure enough, President Ricardo Lagos arrived in an open-air limo. Lagos stood in the back seat of the convertible wearing a grey suit with a broad, red, white and blue ribbon, waving to the crowd. As the motorcade turned the corner it passed just a few feet from my camera. www.frakesproductions.com less

Easter island

Easter island

This travel video is an interesting look at one of the most famous and mysterio…moreThis travel video is an interesting look at one of the most famous and mysterious destinations. less

Modern Gonzo sees the World

Modern Gonzo sees the World

Not too long ago, a car hit on my bike, broke me knee (ouch) but resulted in a …moreNot too long ago, a car hit on my bike, broke me knee (ouch) but resulted in a $20K insurance settlement. So I quit my job and went to travel the world. Here are some of my favorite clips! less

Argentina y Chile: Part Three (Santiago)

Argentina y Chile: Part Three (Santiago)

After visiting Argentina I fly over the Andes to Santiago, Chile, where I visit…moreAfter visiting Argentina I fly over the Andes to Santiago, Chile, where I visit the neighborhood where the famous poet Pablo Neruda lived -- bohemian Barrio Bellavista -- explore the sights in downtown Santiago, and travel into the Maipo Valley, one of the world's premier wine regions, to visit the vineyard Concha y Toro. less

Volunteer Abroad in Chile and Travel and have a Cultural Immersion

Volunteer Abroad in Chile and Travel and have a Cultural Immersion

Our programs allow you to take part in meaningful community service work, while…moreOur programs allow you to take part in meaningful community service work, while discovering the people, sights, smells and tastes of Chile. Volunteering in Chile is a way to totally immerse yourself in Spanish culture. This is a great opportunity to make life-long friends, learn a foreign language and discover that one person really can make a difference. Volunteering with us and see A Broader View of the World. " You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you" - Anonymous. http://www.abroaderview.org less

See all videos of adventure...

Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International serves people affected by disaster, conflict and po…moreMedical Teams International serves people affected by disaster, conflict and poverty by supporting programs that address the causes and effects of inadequate health care. Our work includes responding to disasters around the world with volunteer medical professionals; supporting development in international communities plagued by chronic poverty, lack of medical care and minimal educational opportunities; and distributing medical supplies to people in need in more than 70 countries. less

Luxury Wine Tour of Croatia

Luxury Wine Tour of Croatia

Zagreb is a bustling modern city with a thousand year history. The 20th century…moreZagreb is a bustling modern city with a thousand year history. The 20th century blends without effort with its great buildings and monuments from the 17th 18th and 19th century. Samobor is where people from Zagreb come to relax. The town with its beautifully preserved medieval plan looks almost unreal. When here must try the famous aperitif called Bermet and its very special custard cake which the people of Samobor claim has no calories. 30 minutes from Zagreb is a small winery called Korak. The family has been in the wine business for centuries. The current winery has been producing superior wines for 20 years Rieslings and Sauvignons are exceptional. Opatje is a popular Summer and Winter resort on the Adriatic. The emperor of Austria loved this place. It was the Austrian nobility favorite spot in the 19th centuries and it shows. This place is all about indulging and pampering. Motuvun is an old medieval town on top of a hill is in the heart of Istria. Population 500 tradition lives on in Motuvun. In Li’vade there is an outstanding restaurant called Zigante, the cathedral of the Istrian truffle . The Chef prepares a pasta with black truffles, the Summer variety. A white truffle found by Zigante is in the Guinness Book of Records. And of course the store is all about …what else? Great food needs great olive oil. In Buje one can taste what has been a specialty of Istria for centuries: the many varieties of olive oil. In Brtonigla is Astarea one can taste traditional recipes of Istrian grandmothers prepared to perfection by loving traditional hands In the rich wine country of Umag, is another outstanding winery: Kabola with its awarded wines like Malvasia and Grey Pinot. Fusion spa in the hotel Melia has experts from Thailand and India practicing a range of sophisticated massages from Thai to Ayruvedic, to Tibetan Chi Nei Tsang massage In Umag another major winery: Coronica . The wines of Istria are shaped by the red soil rich in iron and the salty sea air. Coronica uses no fertilizers and focuses on its native grapes producing mostly Malvasia for whites and Teran red. Rovinj is a beautiful Adriatic town with a beautiful harbor and a charming an old town which owes its goods looks to the long presence of the Venetians. With a big influx of tourists from nearby Italy and northern Europe it has great hotels and restaurants Pula was an administrative center of Istria since Roman times and the roman arena still stands as a sign of old roman glory. And an old culinary traditions which shows in its great markets. Valsabbion is a sophisticated boutique hotel and a much awarded restaurant with very innovative cuisine both in content and presentation. Down toward the central region of Licka are the Plitvize lakes. Surrounded by 3 mountains feeding the lakes this world heritage site is a grand collection of amazing waterfalls and 16 lakes known for their unusual changing colors colors ranging from blue to aqua to turquoise Then through the ancient village of Mlinize with looks to have stepped out right out of the Middle Ages. Nearby in Kuterevo in the Licka region there is a shelter for bear cubs run by volunteers and worth a visit. The peninsual of Primosten is one of the most photogenic places on the Adriatic. This is also a rich wine country. Further south is Trogir a World Heritage site with great architecture and the feeling of having stepped right into the Renaissance. Split is another World heritage site with a very old history: it has an amazing old city built inside the huge palace built by on Roman Emperors’ Diocletian. Split is a lively city with large markets and great outdoor life Ston was a small town built to defend nearby Dubrovnik and its 5 kilometers wall it has the longest fortiefied walls in Europe. Ston is also the center of oyster growing in Dalmatia. Freshness does not come any closer. Korchula is another spectacular island settled since Neolithic time Its most famous citizen Marco Polo is supposed to have been born here. The Matusko winery is right outside Dubrovnik and it produces excellent full bodied reds like Dingac and Plavac. And then there is Dubrovnik . This is the city of all cities a fortress town a port a living museum the jewel of the Adriatic with great beaches history and a feel of having entered a magic place. less

Destination Unknown South Georgia: Episode 11 Grytviken

Destination Unknown South Georgia: Episode 11 Grytviken

In this travel video Micheal Murphy visits the Whailing ghost town of Grytviken…moreIn this travel video Micheal Murphy visits the Whailing ghost town of Grytviken. Travel among the abandon ships and Ernest Shackelton's grave. the founder of less

See all videos by Railaybay...

Helsinki's old market

Helsinki's old market

a walk around the old market gives you a glimpse of every day finnish life, an…morea walk around the old market gives you a glimpse of every day finnish life, and a chance to pick up a few snacks to enjoy in the many parks located around the city. less

Destination Unknown Europe Episode 3: Amsterdam

Destination Unknown Europe Episode 3: Amsterdam

Highlights of Amsterdam: from the Rembrandt Museum to the Coffee Shops of the R…moreHighlights of Amsterdam: from the Rembrandt Museum to the Coffee Shops of the Redlight District, and even a little football (soccer). less

Destination Unknown Europe Episode 4: Sea Cloud

Destination Unknown Europe Episode 4: Sea Cloud

Enjoy the North Sea aboard the Sea Cloud 2.