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... 8217;s French Polynesia. Ancestor worship was big and they believed a person’s mana, or spiritual power, continued on after they died, with influence on the living. When a chief died, a statue was commissioned and transported to the village via massive logs on a moai highway. Raised platforms were built and the moai were elevated on top, facing toward the village, to watch over and protect its people.
As I drove around the tiny island, you get the sense ...
We felt a little apprehensive leaving the room this morning as Chloe had woken up not feeling 100%. Nevertheless we met up with our guide for the day, Marc (a Kiwi) and went straight to the post office to get our passports stamped with the rather cool Rapa Nui stamp. Moving on from here we hit the blustery coast where the sea was wild, whipped up by high winds. The first sight was that of an old Rapa Nui house where the foundations were visible in the ...
... below the ground having been covered up over the years or just merged into the rock and you couldn't obviously see them straight away. The trend had become to make the statues much bigger and so there were some in there about 20 meters tall. However they couldn't move these huge statues. One day the workers basically stopped work, killed the king, destroyed lots of their own statues and refused to make any ...
... Anakena with its clean, albeit busy, beach.
After sunset on the beach (never gets boring), we headed back to our home and made stir fry for dinner before seeing a local Mauri show performed by the local Rapa Nui people.
The next day will go down as one of the best of the trip for me. After a solid breakfast, we went ...
... active. There is a point where you can hike up and actually see the crater. I walked around a lot of the island looking for it because I knew the right direction, but unfortunately I could not find it. I walked probably 8 miles in 3 hours and got nowhere. I did enjoy the exploring. There are a lot of nice places near here. It is really green and has good scenery. There are some random Moia statues scattered in random places all over the island. The ...