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Strange Places: Easter Island

Known Locally As Rapa Nui, This Island Is Famed for the Moʻai… but It Has a Dark History

Ahu Ko Te Riku, Pavel Špindler, Wikimedia Commons, (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Despite recent influxes of tourists and adventure seekers, Easter Island remains one of the most remote islands on Earth. There are excellent hotels, and a small airport connects the island with the mainland, yet, the mystery of the place remains. The famous moʻai…

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Michael East

Freelance writer. Writing on true crime, mysteries, politics, history, popular culture, and more. | https://linktr.ee/MichaelEast

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