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The moai all faced inland so were toppled away from the sea with the topknots (the round things on their heads) often rolling a long way.
Rapa Nui: How to get away from tourists in a place that doesn’t have many tourists

December 10th 2016
I was fascinated with this place as a kid. Despite it being a dream to visit ever since, I wasn’t sure I would ever get here. I’m fairly confident that I’ll one day get to all the places that I’ve always wanted to, but Rapa Nui / Isla de Pascua / Easter Island is so remote that I couldn’t say if I’d ever make it. Well, I made it. And it didn’t disappoint. In fact, it may have been ev ... 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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