"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is

Isla Magdalena, Punta Arenas, Chile. Southern penguins…hmm I wonder if they have an accent!

Walking with penguins on Isla Magdalena in Chile (Travel Video)

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CHILE The capital of Chile is Santiago. The inlet at the top of Africa was part of Chile during Pangea. Chile also has one of the highest lakes above sea level.

✯ Santiago Cathedral, Santiago, Chile (Learn how to #travel for # free - itsoneworldtravel.com )

✯ Santiago Cathedral, Santiago, Chile (Learn how to for # free…

Do go chasing waterfalls. Ojos Del Caburgua, Pucon, Chile. Photo courtesy of travelerbynature on Instagram.

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Easter Island, Chile. Wow! Amazing place to snorkel! Think about this as one of your vacation destinations in 2014!

"Tourists diving on Easter Island's reef encounter a fake moai, made for a 1994 Hollywood movie and then sunk offshore." Photograph by Randy Olson From "Easter Island," National Geographic, July 2012

Matador Network on Instagram: “Tag someone who loves finding hidden hot springs! You won't want to leave the Termas Geométricas hot springs, it's therapeutic waters heated by the nearby Villarica volcano. Photo thanks to @seniorjp via @discoversouthamerica. Follow them both for more #travelstoke!”

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