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On this forgotten triangular Pacific island a unique culture has developed. The modern World only established contact with Rapa Nui in the late 1700s and since then, unfortunately the local culture has suffered tremendously because of the tribal fights, the diseases and forceful cultural influence brought by the Europeans...

History of Rapa Nui

History of Rapa Nui

Small island, but interesting cultural heritage!

Impressive statues and mysterious culture, perhaps the most unique remote place on Earth.

And what do we know about its history? Well, most of us know it was populated by Polynesians several hundreds, perhaps almost 2.000 years ago, then it was discovered and colonized by Europeans. But details about how this happened and most importantly, what happened between is presented in this article, so check it out, that'll be interesting for you!

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Rapa Nui Culture

Rapa Nui culture

This culture has Polynesian origins, but has evolved separately for over a millennium and this was produced some of the most marvelous works of art in our World.

Our article takes a look at the Rapanui culture and the Rapanui people, who have their own Rongorongo writing, have left behind beautiful cave paintings, rock carvings that make us think of the hieroglyphs and also the famous rock giants...

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Regardless of your age, you can enjoy a unique travel experience on the tiny triangular land of the moai monoliths, far far away in the South Pacific...

Hike, take guided tours to archaeological sites, go off-road biking, see festivals, swim & more! 

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