For hundreds of years the island remained cut off from the world, and only in the last few decades has it become practical for the adventurous to reach its shores. The crowning achievement of the ancient Rapa Nui people are the bizarre Moai, larger than life stone carvings known as the Easter Island heads. Carved from the stone of Rano Raraku volcanic crater, 887 stone carvings have stood guard over the island for nearly 1,000 years.
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These are the summer months and usually the busiest time of year, but it can be worth it to ensure the best weather conditions with temperatures around 25°C, and low rainfall.
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