Living TRAVEL - CHILE - EASTER ISLAND

The Volcanic Island, and the capital Hangaroa
 


Approaching by air
 


Typical volcanic landscapes
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The desolate interior
 

 

Hangaroa - the capital and only town
 


The location of Hangaroa
 

 

 

Shopping centre
 

Post Office
 

Mechanical workshop
 

Typical housing
 

 

 

 

Hangaroa market
 

 

Church
 

Inside church
 
   

Life in Hangaroa
 


Mother and daughter
 

 

Wood carver - see typical carvings below
 

 

 

 

 

Wood Carvings
 


Birdman carving (half-man, half-bird)
 

Moai Kavakava, representing the spirits of the dead

Head carving on end of canoe paddle
  

Another bird man

Another Moai Kavakava


Tourist pieces


Orongo on Easter Island

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