Tag: CL – Rapa Nui National Park

Fires threaten world heritage moais; Omaha World Herald

Photo: The Associated Press

The hillside of Rano Raraku volcano on Rapa Nui feels like a place that froze in time. Embedded by grass and volcanic rock, almost 400 moai the monolithic human figures carved centuries ago by this remote Pacific island’s Rapanui people – remained untouched until recently.

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Easter Island sunrise at Ahu Tongariki! Moai statues, stone heads, Rano Raraku quarry tours; La Carmina Blog

Easter Island is one of the strangest places on Planet Earth. With stone-faced statues and weird landscapes, it’s no surprise that some truly believe UFOs landed here! Visiting “Isla de Pascua” was one of La Carmina long-time travel goals. This year, she finally made it to the land of the moai. As you’ll see in this story, it surpassed her high expectations.

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