Why Travel to Easter Island?

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Easter Island is not only for the lovers of mystery and ancient history; it is for tourists from all walks of life. So yes, if you are thinking of traveling to South America but would like to stay away from the mainland living, then this is the best place to go.

Easter Island has become renowned for its huge statues of men with big elongated heads and small bodies, looking towards the sky. Until now it is a mystery as to how the indigenous peoples have built such statues, given the lack of technology they had back then.

But aside from this longstanding mystery, why should you travel to Easter Island?

1. Moai.

The Moai are the monolithic statues built by the Rapa Nui people in Easter Island. But rather than wondering how they were built, you may want to check out each statue, as every one of them is unique in terms of facial structure, body type, and other features. Yes, it’s as if each statue has a life of its own.

2. Tapati Festival

Who says life is boring in Easter Island? Well, every year the island comes to life with the Tapati Festival, where ancient Polynesian sports are held for everyone to take part of. This is definitely a great way for you to make your vacation truly unforgettable.

3. Volcanoes

Easter Island is also filled with dormant volcanoes, such as the Terevaka, Poike, and Rano Kau. These volcanoes create an exciting landscape on the island, making you want to hike more during your visit.

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