10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island - and it's not all about Moai statues! #travel #EasterIsland

10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island

Easter Island, as remote as it is, is not an exclusive destination for intrepid travelers and big pockets. Here I show you how to travel it with a backpackers budget.

Easter Island is one of the most remote, inhabited islands in the world, located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, more than 2,000 miles off the coast of South America. The island is famous for it these giant stone heads (called "moai"), carved by the indigenous Rapa Nui people more than 500 years ago.

Easter Island: Day By Day

Planning a trip to Easter Island (Rapa Nui)? Check out these Easter Island travel tips to save money on flights, food, accommodations and more.

Amazing travel facts about Easter Island (Rapa Nui) as well as details on how to get to Easter Island. Planning a trip? Download the free map with all the best things to do and see on Easter Island! Click through for more photos and crazy facts!

Travel facts about Easter Island (Rapa Nui). Did you know that Easter Island is one of the most remote inhabited places in the world? Click through for more facts about this mysterious travel destination.

Our best tips to visit Easter Island with spending the least amount of money possible.

How to Visit Easter Island Without Spending a Lot of Money

As one of the world's most remote islands, you'd think Easter Island is expensive. This is true, but you can visit Easter Island cheap if you try!

Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island, Chile

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"The statues walked," Easter Islanders say. Archaeologists are still trying to figure out how.

Demystifying Easter Island With A Kite

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

Easter Island Travel Itinerary // Places to visit in Rapa Nui and activities to…

Exploring Rapa Nui: A One Week Easter Island Travel Itinerary!

Exploring Rapa Nui: A One Week Easter Island Travel Itinerary! Now this is an exotic travel adventure worth of adding to your bucket list.

How To Travel Easter Island For Less Than $50 Per Day

How To Travel Easter Island For Less Than $50 Per Day

Moai on Anakena Beach - Easter Island, Chile

The Mystery of Easter Island

Illustrated map of Easter Island/ Rapa Nui - Bek Cruddace

Illustrated map of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) showing some of the sites of the ancient monumental statues (maoi).

Silhouetted against the southern Milky Way and starry sky of Easter Island, are large statues, locally called Moais, remained from 13th to 15th century.

Night Sky - Tongariki Moai at Night - Milky Way & Magallan Galaxies 2 Easter Island, by Wally Pacholka

"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

887 Statues Moai (dont 288 érigées, 92 en cours de transport et 397 dans la carrière) - datées entre 500 à 800 ap J.C. Scultées dans du tuf, issu principalement de la carrière de Rano Raraku. Leurs tailles varient de 1,13 à 9 mètres (21m60 pour une encore en fabrication), pour un poids moyen de 14 tonnes, jusqu’à 80 tonnes.

887 Statues Moai (dont 288 érigées, 92 en cours de transport et 397 dans la carrière) - datées entre 500 à 800 ap J.C. Scultées dans du tuf, issu principalement de la carrière de Rano Raraku. Leurs tailles varient de 1,13 à 9 mètres (21m60 pour une encore en fabrication), pour un poids moyen de 14 tonnes, jusqu’à 80 tonnes.

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