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Easter Island

Magical Easter Island

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, March 04, 2007 at 07:24:09 :: Easter Island

Easter Island, one of the most spectacular and strange trip one can experience on this small planet!

Sunset behind moai statues, Easter Island

Isolated and quiet, the island has a particular spiritual and religous atmosphere. You feel lost and surrounded with all these frightening Moais.
More than 3600 km west of Chile and more than 2055 km east of Pitcairn Island (another "in the middle of nowhere" Island), Easter Island is definitely the most isolated place in the World (well, with Perth, Australians would tell you).

The only Catholic Church on Easter Island. Hanga Roa church

Easter Island, Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua, Ile de Pâques... whatever the language, the name keeps its magical touch.

New photos have been added recently. Come on Landolia to discover this beautiful island... and maybe you'll plan your next trip there!
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Easter Island

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, July 23, 2006 at 13:02:26

Photo of the week:
Moai statue in the sunset, hanga Roa, Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

South America - Easter Island - Hanga Roa - Moai - >Moai Statue

UNESCO World Heritage

Chile, Easter Island, Rapa Nui National Park

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, May 09, 2009 at 06:44:40

Location Easter Island, province of the Valparaíso Region, Chile
Coordinates S27 8 60 W109 27 0
Property 6,666 ha
Date of Inscription 1995

Brief Description ( )

Rapa Nui, the indigenous name of Easter Island, bears witness to a unique cultural phenomenon. A society of Polynesian origin that settled there c. A.D. 300 established a powerful, imaginative and 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, which created an unrivalled cultural landscape that continues to fascinate people throughout the world.

Photos from Landolia

Ahu Akivi, Moai Statues Sunset, Moai Statues Ahu Ko Te Riku, Moai Statues

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