Located far from the Chilean mainland, Easter Island is a remote and isolated territory, approximately 2,180 miles (3,510 kilometers) to the west and 1,289 miles (2,075 kilometers) east of Pitcairn Island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. The island, known for its enormous stone statues called moai, is a testament to the ingenuity of the early Rapa Nui people.
Tag: Weird Places
Nek Chand Rock Garden: India’s Secret Garden
Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of India, a land that is a treasure trove of iconic marvels like the ethereal Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and the imposing Red Fort Complex in New Delhi. However, beyond these well-trodden paths lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered – the whimsical Nek Chand Rock Garden nestled in the heart of Chandigarh.
Get Back to Basics at Sweden’s Kolarbyn Eco Lodge
If you’re seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, look no further than Kolarbyn Eco Lodge – Sweden’s most rugged and rustic hotel nestled in the picturesque town of Skinnskatteberg (just a couple of hours from Stockholm). Get ready to leave modern-day amenities behind and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature like never before!
The Tunnel of Love: Ukraine’s Most Romantic Destination
While Paris often tops the list of romantic destinations, it’s worth considering Klevan, Ukraine, as it boasts the renowned “Tunnel of Love,” an enchanting natural corridor that promises to capture your heart.
Port Lockroy: Antarctica’s Fascinating Penguin Post Office
When most people think of the Antarctic, they think of frigid tundras, penguins, and not much else. Few people realize it’s also home to Port Lockroy, a natural harbor and the site of the world’s most remote post office.
Living in Oymyakon: The Coldest Populated Place on Earth
During the winter, many people feel like they’re living in the coldest place on earth. For the residents of Oymyakon, an eastern Siberian town, that’s the reality.
Texas Welcomes World’s First 3D-Printed Hotel
These days, you can 3D print everything from toys to organs. Soon, Marfa, Texas, will also welcome the first 3D-printed hotel on the planet, called Sunday Homes.
Mano del Desierto: Chile’s Iconic Hand Sculpture
Chile is famous for its many attractions, including Torres del Paine National Park and Easter Island. If you’re planning a visit, be sure to add “Mano del Desierto” or “The Hand of the Desert” to your must-see list.
Unwind in Gran Canaria’s Acusa Seca Cave House
Gran Canaria has become an increasingly popular tourist destination over the years. If you’re planning a trip to this Spanish island but want to stay somewhere a bit off the beaten path, Acusa Seca Cave House is a perfect choice.
Rainbow Mountain, Peru: 10 Facts You Need to Know
Are you planning to visit Peru soon? If so, make sure to add Rainbow Mountain to your itinerary! If you haven’t heard of it before, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Here are ten essential facts that every traveler should know about this breathtaking natural wonder.