Easter Island has many highlights, including its emblematic statues and more. The following can be seen in two days, although you will want more time to study the unique history and to savor the beauty of Rapa Nui.
Rano Raraku is an extinct volcano where most of the moai statues were quarried. Over one hundred statues in various stages of construction can be seen; its nickname is "the nursery." Wear sturdy shoes or boots to climb the trails to the top and explore the figures; while all similar, each is unique.
Ahu Akivi has seven moai, which are the only statues that face the sea. Different theories suggest that they faced the Marquesas Islands to the west, home of the or...Read More