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Book Review: The Moai Murders by Lyn Hamilton

Book Review: The Moai Murders by Lyn Hamilton

Anyone who knows me, knows I am seriously addicted to library book sales. They are for me an opiate addiction. 912 more words

Fiction

Hola Moai

Besides Machu Picchu, another place we really wanted to visit was Easter Island or Rapa Nui. It’s not a cheap destination and meant that we had to give the birds in Galapagos and insects in Amazon a miss. 475 more words

Things To See

Moais and mysteries

Iorana! I’ve arrived on Rapanui, or Easter Island.

“Everywhere is the wind of heaven; round and above all are sea and boundless sky, infinite space and a great silence.” (Katherine Routledge) 1,322 more words

Travel

Easter Island - And the Moai statues

Easter Island, a Chilean territory, is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia. Its native name is Rapa Nui. It’s famed for archaeological sites, including nearly 900 monumental statues called moai, created by inhabitants during the 13th–16th centuries. 961 more words

Various

A Warning for Humanity from Easter Island

I think the title of Stephanie Buck’s piece says it all: “The natives of Easter Island found paradise, and then destroyed it.”

I don’t know what it is, but Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island) has always fascinated me. 140 more words

Walking lumps of stone...

Living on the Isle of Anglesey I’m surrounded somewhat by standing stones. There are a variety of explanations as to how these stones came to be standing where they are, and why. 857 more words

Religion

Easter Island

Writing poetry inspired by William Blake and Nas,

Rome wasn’t built in a day, but my empire was,

So arrogant I believe the World is in my hands, 142 more words

Poetry