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Ahu Tongariki

A short lesson of history

October 14th 2006
A short lesson of history Once upon a time, far away from everywhere, there existed a beautiful, beautiful island with green hills and lots of trees on it. Then came the people and made their home here and life was good. Food was abundant and they could even afford to allocate a significant amount of their resources towards the erection of gigantic stone statues which would symbolize their wealth ... read more
South America » Chile » Easter Island

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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