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Easter Island

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

Easter Island is famous for its statues, called Moai (over 800 of them) . They were originally placed on huge stone platforms that were built along the coast. Here they stood looking inland over the country watching over the people.

Black and White Photography by Michael Kenna_12

Black and White Photography by Michael Kenna

Rapa Nui, the indigenous name of Easter Island. A society of Polynesian origin that settled there c. A.D. 300 established an original tradition of monumental sculpture and architecture, free from any external influence. From the 10th to the 16th century this society built shrines and erected enormous stone figures known as moai.

Rapa Nui, the indigenous name of Easter Island. A society of Polynesian origin that settled there c. 300 established an original tradition of monumental sculpture and architecture, free from any external influence.

Petra, Jordon...I'm so fascinated by this place...long before Indiana Jones went there!  I hope to see it one day.

Petra Jordania - Petra is a magnificent city offering splendid grandeur and ruins, popularly called as the rose red city. It is located in the south of Jordan and is one of the beautiful places in the world.

The Swaroski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, Austria

The Swarovski Crystal Worlds (Swarovski Kristallwelten) is a museum, located in Wattens, Austria. The museum was built in 1995 in celebration of the anniversary of the Austria based crystal company Swarovski.

Easter Island

Ahu Tongariki - Easter Island (Ilha de Páscoa ou Umbigo do mundo)

Moai on Anakena Beach - Easter Island, Chile

The Mystery of Easter Island

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