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Top 6 Reasons To Visit Chile

  1. You can explore the two extremes: trek the driest desert on earth – the Atacama Desert-, while you can hike the icy, snowy glaciers of Torres del Paine the next day…
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going > rapa nui part 1: the moai

Back on the travel train.

After a fall from fancy that resulted in 3 hours wasted at the Tahiti airport, a flight delayed for 18 hours, and a meh hotel outside of Papeete courtesy of LAN Chile we were finally on our way to Easter Island aka Isla de Pascua aka Rapa Nui.  566 more words

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Hoa Hakananai’a, Moai from Easter Island

My ARCHAEO-Crush for the month of June is a statue you will seldom see in a museum…

HOA HAKANANAI’A, MOAI FROM EASTER ISLAND
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Easter Island

A few months ago we spend an amazing long weekend on Easter Island but we are terrible bloggers so pretty much forgot to write anything about it. 94 more words

What Scientists Discovered Underneath The Easter Island Heads

Reposted from: Galactic Connection

Big surprise: everyone knows that Easter Island’s giant statues have stunning heads, but did you know they have great bodies too? 1,224 more words

Ancient Civilizations

Rapa Nui National Park

RAPA NUI is the indigenous name of EASTER ISLAND, and it bears witness to a unique cultural phenomenon. A society of Polynesian origin, that settled there in 300AD, established a powerful, imaginative and original tradition of monumental sculpture and architecture, free from external influence. 

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