Easter Island: the mysterious Rapa Nui in Chile
Easter Island, traditionally called Rapa Nui, is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, in the Polynesia. A place of great natural beauty and well known for the Moai, huge volcanic rock statues built by the original inhabitants of the island, the mysterious Rapa Nui ethnicity.
Sunrise in Ahu Tongariki, by Diego Vargas
It is an island that surprises and impresses visitors, a place which they say has a special energy and a certain mysticism.
Moais in Rapa Nui, by Jim Richardson
Rapa Nui National Park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1995, highlighting the powerful, imaginative and original tradition of stone sculpture and architecture of its temples, free from any outside influence.
The Milky Way from Easter Island, by Jim Richardson
Rano Kau volcano, by Romulo Rejón
Easter Island landscape, by Romulo Rejón
In February of each year marks the Tapati festival, which hosts several ancient ceremonies as using Takona body painting, story of legends and epic stories Riu, down a hill on logs Haka Pei and the election of the queen of the island.
Definitely a highly recommended destination if you travel to Chile.
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