Archeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg fears that the giant heads are being damaged by tourists climbing all over them.
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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2. Babylonstoren, South Africa “Just 45 minutes outside Cape Town, this 17th-century Cape Dutch farm and wine estate has
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.
Upon discovery of Easter Island by Europeans, all of the Moai (the head statues) were knocked down, it is believed, by tribal
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.
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.