First on the agenda was traditional Rapa Nui face paint. I forgot to ask if it was hypo- allergenic. I hope it was not made from guano or some other animal poop-based product.
|Long lost brother?|
|One of us has not yet perfected the art of the one-chin self-portrait pose|
Once we'd (Dave, with his individual instructor) mastered various hip thrusts and warrior stomps, we went out back to observe a traditional ceremony surrounding the preparation of the food. Our hosts sang a song to bless the meal and then began to dig up the many layers of food wrapped in banana leaves and placed under hot rocks to cook.
|This may look like a smoking pile of garbage, but it was actually our delicious meal.|
seemed really into what they were doing. So much so that the audience members in the font row were drenched with the sweat of the male dancers. Gross. Nevertheless, we did enjoy the loincloths.
|Fierce. Show me fierce.|
|Thunder from (almost) Down Under|
|Plaid is a traditional, but rare, Polynesian print.|
|These are not spirit fingers|
|Where's the canoe?|
|Full cultural immersion.|
JDMesh says: Hauza Te Ra'ai.
THE JDMESH REVIEWING GUIDE
• Double Hauza (really good)
• Hauza (good)
• J'OK (OK)
• Ish don't think so (bad)
• Will freeze your cankles (really bad)