Easter Island

An ancient Moai statue on a hillside at night. on Easter Island aka RapaNui (Photo by Randy Olson)

Easter Island.  Only two more months until I'm there!

Easter Island The people of Eastern Island represent another classic "lost" civilization, famed in part for its enigmatic, enormous stone statues of human heads (called Moai) lined up along the island's coastline.

Easter Island!

35 Mindblowing Aerial Photographs by Master Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile

Easter Island 'graffiti'

Easter Island 'graffiti' at the Shaman's "house" overlooking the site of the Bird Man competitions

Moais, Easter Island

Los Moáis de Pascua parecen tener cuerpo completo

Easter Island (aka: Rapa Nui, meaning “Big Rapa”) is famous for the almost 900 stone statues, called Moai, that are in the shape of human heads and simple bodies. These moai statues were created by the Rapanui people hundreds of years ago.

Easter Island

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai (The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo)

easter island moai

Happy Easter: Statues, silence and serenity on Chile's lost island at the end of the world

Teeth Solve an Easter Island Mystery Some of the massive Moai statues on Easter Island, Earth's most remote inhabited land, a South Pacific speck of volcanic rock so isolated the locals call it The Navel of the World.

Lego Easter Island

The misterious statues on the Easter Island (Rapa Nui). Here are the other creations: Tibet Japanese Pagoda Miyajima Torii

Easter Island

From Moai statues, Ahus & the Tapati Rapa Nui Festival to, when to go & how to get to Easter Island; this is your one-stop travel guide to Easter Island!

Overview of Rano Raraku exterior slope

Easter Island Statue Project Quarry: Rano Raraku, where 95 percent of the stone statues were carved, is a massive mound of consolidated volcanic ash surrounding a reed-filled lake.

hanga roa

hanga roa

hanga roa

Hanga Roa, Chile, is located in the southern part of the island's west coast, in the lowlands between the extinct volcanoes of Terevaka and Rano Kau.