Easter Island

Easter Island

Rapa Nui, the Easter Island, still hides many mysteries - from origins of its inhabitants to rongorongo script and famous moai statues.

Easter Island statues - Easter Island

Easter Island statues

Easter Island statues, called moai, are one of the most puzzling mysteries in history. The large and very heavy statues were made in the quarry of Rano Raraku, the volcanic crater and later transported to parameters around the island and set facing the ocean. The moai are monolithic statues that ...

Rongorongo - Easter Island


Rongorongo is unknown script examples of which were discovered on Easter Island. It was first reported by a French missionary, Eugene Eyraud, in 1864, but according to him at that time not many people on the island were able to read it. In tradition only priests and ruling families were literate, bu...

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