Living TRAVEL - CHILE - EASTER ISLAND

Stone for the majority of the Moai statues came from the volcano Rano Raraku

Moai in Rano Raraku and surrounds
 


The setting for Rano Raraku volcano near the far south eastern coast
 

Part finished stone sculptures litter the landscape inside the volcano (above, and below two images),
and especially in the surrounding area (further below)

 

 

 

 

 

 
 


Above and below, enormous Moai apparently carved out of the rock where they lie
- make sure to see the people to get the scale
 

 


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