The isolated island is home to hundreds of the mysterious monuments…
More than 1,000 stone sculptures, including enormous heads, may be found in Rapa Nui. These statues are thought to have been created by the islands ancient occupants as early as the 13th century. According to reports, the Rano Raraku volcanic region, a Unesco world heritage site, was most impacted.
The Egyptians may have the most famous mummies, but they’re not the oldest. The Chinchorro people of Chile’s Atacama Desert were the first to mummify their dead – 7,000 years ago.
A small lithography school in the Chilean island is yielding marvelously intricate works, but needs support to restock dwindling supplies.
Chile’s archaeologists fight to save the world’s oldest mummies from climate change; Laurence Blair; The Guardian
The desert graveyard where the ancient Chinchorro decorated and buried their dead is now a Unesco World Heritage site…
The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) logo illuminating against the Eiffel Tower on Friday commemorated the agency’s 75th annivesary.
One of Earth’s most remote destinations offers plenty to explore, starting with its famous ancient stone heads.
Source: Easter Island
In the Chilean desert, artfully preserved human remains are a symbol of local pride, but a changing climate threatens their existence.
Unesco adds these 33 cultural, natural sites to World Heritage List this year; Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times
Unesco’s World Heritage Committee didn’t meet last year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, so they are reviewing the nominations for both 2020 and 2021.
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Valparaiso Architecture Guide: Places to Visit in Chile’s Jewel of the Pacific; Nicolas Valencia; Architectura Daily
These are the 20 works of architecture that you need to see during your next visit to the world famous Chilean port city.
This Dreamy Chilean Island Is Home to Colorful Houses, Stunning Scenery, and the World’s Smallest Deer; Hannah Freedman; Travel + Leisure
A pint-sized city of wooden houses and churches within a verdant Chilean archipelago – an expert guide to Castro, Chiloé; Chris Moss; Telegraph
56 abandoned places around the world and the eerie stories behind them; Ciara Appelbaum, Madeline Diamond & Lindsay DeMunno; Insider
From ancient ruins to mental hospitals that have been left to rot, these are the creepiest, most intriguing abandoned places around the world.
Twenty-three hundred miles west of Chile is the island of Rapa Nui — 14 miles long by 7 miles wide with fewer than 8,000 residents.
Source: Rapa Nui: Navel of the world
How to spend 48 hours on the mysterious and remote Easter Island.
UNESCO has commended Chile for implementing various measures to safeguard the refineries.