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Easter Island, Chile - one of the top 10 islands in the world according to trip advisor - i have wanted to go here for as long as i can remember!

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Rapa Nui, the indigenous name of Easter Island. A society of Polynesian origin that settled there c. A.D. 300 established an original tradition of monumental sculpture and architecture, free from any external influence. From the 10th to the 16th century this society built shrines and erected enormous stone figures known as moai.

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Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Easter Island is famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa Nui people. In 1995, UNESCO named Easter Island a World. The name "Easter Island" was given by the island's first recorded European visitor, the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, who encountered it on Easter Sunday (1722), while searching for Davis or David's island.

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from es.tendencias.yahoo.com

Resuelto el misterio de la isla de Pascua

I've watched countless documentaries about the mystery that surrounds these enigmatic stone structures on the Easter Island. I'd probably would never set foot on this island due to its remote location but if I ever did, I think I could just sit for hours looking upon them and wonder...

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