19-4074 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785
Thursday Night at the Center: The Adventures to South America, Antarctica, and Rapa Nui with Jay Robinson
Thursday, April 13, 2023 |6 pm, at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.
Join retired park ranger, Jay Robinson, on his journey to several extraordinary south-western corner of our planet as he shares his adventures to South America, Antarctica, and Rapa Nui.
Whether our list of must-do adventures include cultural sites, spiritual pilgrimages, physical challenges, or natural wonders – we are tackling our postponed bucket-list with gusto! His adventures will include, Iguazu Falls – the largest waterfall complex on earth in the tropical forests of both Brazil and Argentina.
El Chalten in Patagonia – the hiking capitol of Argentina at The Glaciers National Park that features some of the most spectacular mountains on earth.
Tierra del Fuego National Park– the “End of the Earth” at the tip of South America which features dramatic sub-polar coastal scenery, with lakes, forests, and mountains.
Atacama Desert – in the high Andes of northern Chile, this place of extremes holds vast salt flats and salt ponds hosting flamingo, geyser fields and towering volcanoes.
Rapa Nui (Easter Island) – home to our southeastern most Polynesian cousins and famous for its gigantic stone statue.
The Antarctic Peninsula – visited on a small cruise ship with daily expeditions to penguin colonies and zodiac adventure through frigid bays filled with icebergs seals and whales.
Jay will offer his best travel tips, highlights of each amazing World Heritage Site, a few of his misadventures, and his recommendations for your future travels.
This evening is part of a once-a-month Thursday night series at the Volcano Art Center, focusing on art, Hawaiian culture, and our environment. The series is intended to inspire and enhance your appreciation of art and life experience while fostering community connections. This presentation is free, although a $5 donation is greatly appreciated.