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Easter Island Statues Threatened By Nose-Pick Selfie-Snapping Tourists
By Rob Waugh, Yahoo UK News
Archeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg fears that the giant heads are being damaged by tourists climbing all over them.
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Easter Island Natives Plead For British Museum To Return Ancient Rapa Nui Sculpture
In tears, the Easter Island governor asked for the sacred sculpture, whose name, Hoa Hakananai’a, translates to “lost or stolen friend.”
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4. Explora Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile “Do the megalithic statues, go to the summit of Maunga Terevaka, and hike through
Allen Frances, M.D.
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About half the island's statues were still in preparation at the moment when the civilization collapsed. They stand as a haunting reminder of the greatness we can attain and its futility.
Why Is It Called Easter Island? Interesting Facts About a Mysterious Island
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You Can Chase Away Post-Holiday Blues Traveling to Unique Places On a Budget
Journalist with an adventurous past, present, and future
The days after Christmas can be bluesy, a let down after the build-up of all that good cheer. Looking forward to a good post-holiday trip can keep spirits bright, and spirits will be even brighter if the far away place that beckons is inexpensive.
Where Would You Go On a Bucket List Trip? Celebrities Share Their Dream Destinations
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When Edward Norton thinks about a trip of a lifetime, visiting Campi ya Kanzi, the Maasai community-owned eco-lodge in the Chyulu Hills of Kenya holds a top spot on his bucket list.
Chile -- A Buffet of Natural Wonders
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Whether it's skiing in the Andes Mountains, hiking and exploring in Patagonia and Easter Island, or dining in the beautiful, multicultural city of Santiago, Chile offers an unmatched variety of landscapes, activities and attractions for just about anyone.
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Chile Adds Massive Ocean Sanctuaries To Growing Global List
World leaders seem to be one-upping each other when it comes to protecting marine life.
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In addition to thinking about how we use our resources in our communities, it's important to observe the changes that occur
Nine Reasons to Travel to Easter Island
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Rapa Nui's enigmatic stone statues have long drawn travellers to this isolated Pacific island, but with its wealth of outdoor pursuits and culture there's so much more to discover.
Debate Over Puzzling Demise Of Easter Island Population May Finally Be Over
But new research suggests another possibility: that harsh environmental conditions on the island--from variations in rainfall
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Walt Disney sped up the tempo from the original version and made it more cheery, but it is arguably a simple message that we continue to strive for decades later.
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Any sculpture or monument has the potential to be impressive, but there's something about the intricate carving of stone that has fascinated the masses as far back as ancient Egyptian times (some might argue longer).
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Enjoy Greenland's arctic landscapes, Namibia's sand dunes, or Chile's mysterious Easter Island. So rack up the frequent flyer miles and check into one of the Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide.
What Really Happened At Easter Island?
Dr. Mara Mulrooney wants to debunk Jared Diamond’s famous assertion that the people of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, committed “environmental suicide.”
Easter Island Collapse Disputed By Hawaii Anthropologist
Dr. Mara Mulrooney wants to debunk Jared Diamond’s famous assertion that the people of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, committed
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Just what kind of intelligence are the British and Americans trying to intercept through their base on Ascension? In light of recent revelations, it seems highly likely that both are interested in oil espionage in the South Atlantic.
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Easter Island Diet Consisted Of Rats But Not Seafood, New Study Shows
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Another, more speculative, idea is that by having the statues facing inland, the islanders were also "saying we're turning
The 'Holy Sh*t' Island
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Over two thousand miles both west of Chile's mainland and east of Tahiti sits one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. This, is Easter Island -- "Isla de Pascua" in Spanish and by indigenous title, "Rapa Nui."
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