"Easter Island - Rapa Nui" Top 5 Page for this destination Easter Island by pure1942
Easter Island Travel Guide: 632 reviews and 1,530 photos
Quite simply, Easter Island is one of the most memorable and special places I have ever visited. I had dreamt of visiting this place ever since first clapping my eyes on pictures of the weird ‘heads’ of Easter Island in an old children’s encyclopaedia when I was a child. Never imagined I would ever get the opportunity to actually visit but while planning our round the world trip in 2009/2010 we found that we could include a flight to Easter Island on a RTW ticket so one of my great travel ambitions was realised.
Easter Island can’t disappoint. The expense and effort required to reach this isolated speck of land set in the vast blue expanse of the South Pacific is well worthwhile. The memories you take from Easter Island will last a lifetime and I have rarely been to a place that has left such a lasting impression on me.
From the obvious attractions of the giant stone moai statues and lesser known but equally intriguing Orongo ceremonial village and birdman cult to the hidden secret caves and superb diving, Easter Island is far more than just a few ‘stone heads’. The island exudes a unique mystery and history wherever you look and for it to be all located on this tiny island, the most isolated inhabited place on earth, just adds to the intrigue.
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