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Easter Island, Chile. Probably less beautiful now that they are excavating them.

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai (The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo)

Anakena Beach - Easter Island, Chile

The Mystery of Easter Island

Tehai, Easter Island, Chile

Easter Island - a foot tall stone replica of one of the island statues was a Christmas present when I was in Junior High and I've been fascinated every since.

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

Planning a trip to Easter Island (Rapa Nui)? Check out these Easter Island travel tips to save money on flights, food, accommodations and more.

The large stone statues, or moai, for which Easter Island is world-famous, were carved from 1100–1680 CE (rectified radio-carbon dates). A total of 887 monolithic stone statues have been inventoried on the island and in museum collections so far. Often identified as "Easter Island heads", the statues are actually torsos, with most of them ending at the top of the thighs, although a small number of them are complete, with the figures kneeling on bent knees with their hands over their…

Easter Island's stone statue hat mystery finally revealed, the secret is volcanic

Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Polynesia - in the southeastern Pacific Ocean and a territory of Chile

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10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island - and it's not all about Moai statues! #travel #EasterIsland

10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island

Easter Island, as remote as it is, is not an exclusive destination for intrepid travelers and big pockets. Here I show you how to travel it with a backpackers budget.

"The statues walked," Easter Islanders say. Archaeologists are still trying to figure out how.

Demystifying Easter Island With A Kite

An ancient Moai statue on a hillside at night. on Easter Island aka RapaNui (Photo by Randy Olson)

Easter Island, Chile. Easter Island...2000 inhabitants, early settlers carved over 900 statues called moai (only 3 shown here with a zoom lens), the settlers also began cutting down the islands trees and shrubs leaving the island hauntingly empty.

Easter inhabitants, early settlers carved over 900 statues called moai (only 3 shown here with a zoom lens), the settlers also began cutting down the islands trees and shrubs leaving the island hauntingly empty.

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