Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Budget Travel tips for Rapa Nui

Easter Island: If These Statues Could Talk
Generation after generation carved the giant stone figures, thought to have represented ancestor spirits.
Reid Bramblett
Budget Travel Online
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

The Rapa Nui civilization flourished for more than a millennium, then abruptly collapsed, leaving Easter Island strewn with hundreds of enormous stone statues called moai. As to how and why the moai were built and moved, or even how people came to the island in the first place, there are at least as many theories as questions.

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