Easter Island is one of the most remote, inhabited islands in the world, located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, more than 2,000 miles off the coast of South America. The island is famous for it these giant stone heads (called "moai"), carved by the indigenous Rapa Nui people more than 500 years ago.

Easter Island: Day By Day

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Moai on Anakena Beach - Easter Island, Chile

The Mystery of Easter Island

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statues-ile-de-paques-4 - Incroyable !!1

Stone Barge at Vizcaya

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens Coconut Grove, Miami, FL Photo Caption: On a practical level, Vizcaya's Stone Barge acts as a breakwater against tidal surges.

Isla de Pascua. Amazing, awesome, unbeliavable, diferent, magic, perfect, emblematic, special places to travel. Lugares increibles, asombrosos, mágico, perfecto,  espectaculares, diferentes, emblemáticos, especiales para viajar.

Easter Island - Polynesian Islands * Explorer Jacob REoggeveen, with the Dutch West India Company, arrived here on Easter Sunday, April He christened it "Paasch-Eyland" (Easter Island), however its official name is Rapa Nui.

Isla de Pascua · National Geographic en español. · Grandes Viajes. Rano Kau  Desde el volcán se divisan los islotes Motu Iti, Motu Kao y Motu Nui. Los «hombres pájaro» debían nadar hasta ellos y escalarlos para conseguir huevos de golondrina de mar.

“Chile: Rapa Nui national park, Isla de Pascua (Easter Island), Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean.

Te Pito Kura, one of the most sacred places on Easter Island. It is supposed to have been brought by Ariki Hotu Matua'a, the leader of the first people that came to the island. Te Pito Kura es uno de los lugares más sagrados de Rapa Nui. Se dice que la trajo el Ariki Hotu Matua'a, el lider de la gente que llegó a poblar esta isla. Cultura Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua, Chile.

Te Pito Kura, one of the most sacred places on Easter Island. It is supposed to have been brought by Ariki Hotu Matua'a, the leader of the first people that came to the island. Te Pito Kura es uno de los lugares más sagrados de Rapa Nui. Se dice que la trajo el Ariki Hotu Matua'a, el lider de la gente que llegó a poblar esta isla. Cultura Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua, Chile.

Easter Island - Land of Mystery - 03

When the ancient Sumerian gods created man, he was called ‘Adamu’. A-da-mu, or “Man of Earth”, “Earthling” – also, “father of mother (da-a-…

Easter Island heads have bodies!   Excavation has been done around the base of two of the Moai heads;  the statues stand on stone pavements and it appears the dirt burying the statues washed down from above and was not deliberately placed there to support the statues   - DailyMail.co.uk/sciencetech  (25 May 2012)

Easter Island heads have bodies

The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

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