Even More Further Contemplation of another Navel of the World

 

Photos from Easter Island
September - October 2003

by Shawn McLaughlin *

 

Enjoy!

 

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Moai on Avenida

O'Higgins, Santiago

Red Scoria Sculpture,

Mataveri Airport

Rano Raraku

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06RRmoaiback.jpg

Moai, Rano Raraku

Moai, Rano Raraku

(front)

Moai, Rano Raraku

(back)

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08RRmoaigraffiti1.jpg

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Moai, Rano Raraku

Vandalized Moai,

Rano Raraku

Vandalized Moai,

Rano Raraku

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Female (?) Moai,

Rano Raraku

Decapitated Moai,

Rano Raraku

Fallen Moai,

Rano Raraku

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Stone Steps to Interior,

Rano Raraku

Fence in Interior,

Rano Raraku

"Martian Landscape",

Rano Raraku

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Crater Lake,

Rano Raraku

Moai (in-situ),

Rano Raraku

Moai (in-situ),

Rano Raraku

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20RRcraterlake.jpg

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Cleft in Volcano,

Rano Raraku

Crater Lake,

Rano Raraku

Wendy in Interior,

Rano Raraku

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23RRpukao.jpg

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Rano Raraku

& "Traveling" Moai

Pukao at Tongariki

Tongariki

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Tongariki Tongariki with Fallen Moai Cupuled Poro (ramp stone), Tongariki

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Excavated fragments,

Tongariki

Excavated fragment,

Tongariki

Petroglyph,

Papa Tataku Poki

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Hare Paenga Foundation,

Tongariki

Orongo House

(cross-section)

Orongo House

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Orongo House

Orongo House

(partly collapsed)

Orongo House

(partly collapsed)

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Wendy & Islets

from Rano Kau

Islets from Rano Kau

Rano Kau

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Rano Kau

Tahai Complex

Ahu Tahai &

Ahu Vai Ure

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Ahu Tahai

Ahu Vai Ure

Moai, Ahu Vai Ure

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Ahu KioŽe

Ahu KioŽe

Ahu KioŽe (fragment)

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50AhuKoTeRiku.jpg

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Ahu KioŽe

& Orlando II

Moai, Ko Te Riku

Manavai, etc.,

Tahai Complex

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Hare Paenga Foundation,

Tahai Complex

Hare Paenga Foundation,

Tahai Complex

Hare Paenga Foundation,

Tahai Complex

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Hare Moa (modern)

Tahai Complex

Mulloy Memorial,

Tahai Complex

Moai, Ahu Riata

at Hanga Piko

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Fallen Moai at Ahu Riata

at Hanga Piko

Modern Sculpture

at Hanga Piko

Moai along

Avenida Apina

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Moai, Ahu Tautira

Moai, Ahu Tautira

Vandalism of Moai,

Ahu Tautira

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Vandalism of Moai,

Ahu Tautira

Modern Wall Art,

Hanga Roa

Moai, Plaza Hotu Matua

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Red Scoria Moai,

Armada de Chile

Cemetery

Cemetery

(with red scoria cross)

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Rei Miro Sculpture at

Government Office

Unloading, Hanga Piko

Frieze, Church of the Holy Cross, Hanga Roa

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Eyraud Memorial,

Church of the Holy Cross

Sculpture of St. Francis,

Church of the Holy Cross

Sculpture of St., Francis,

Church of the Holy Cross

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Sculpture of Mary & Jesus,

Church of the Holy Cross

Sculpture of the

Archangel Michael,

Church of the Holy Cross

Stained-glass Windows,

Church of the Holy Cross

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Stained-glass Windows,

Church of the Holy Cross

Wendy with Red Scoria "Female" Moai, Vinapu

Ahu Vinapu

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Stonework,

Ahu Vinapu

Stonework,

Ahu Vinapu

Pukao,

Ahu Vinapu

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Seawall,

Ahu Vinapu

Fallen Moai,

Ahu Vinapu

Motu Hitara,

from Ahu Vinapu

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Modern (Lapilli Tuff)

Sculpture at Caleta

Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture at Caleta

Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture at Caleta

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92sculpturecaleta4.jpg

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Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture at Caleta

Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture at Caleta

Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture at Caleta

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Modern Petroglyph

at Caleta

Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture at Fire Station

Entrance, Ana Kakenga

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Entrance (from inside),

Ana Kakenga

Window Looking Seaward,

Ana Kakenga

Wendy at Window,

Ana Kakenga

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Window Looking Towards

Motu Tautara, Ana Kakenga

Ahu Akivi

Manavai (modern),

Ahu Tepeu

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Manavai (modern),

Ahu Tepeu

Rano Raraku

(from Poike Peninsula)

Maunga Vai A Heva

& Vai A Heva,

Poike Peninsula

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Vai A Heva,

Poike Peninsula

Wendy & Vai A Heva,

Poike Peninsula

Moai in Cave,

Poike Peninsula

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Eroded Hillside,

Poike Peninsula

Ahu on Hillside,

Poike Peninsula

Maunga Vai A Heva

from Pua Katiki,
Poike Peninsula

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Maunga Tea Tea

from Maunga Vai A Heva,

Poike Peninsula

Basalt Moai Head,

Poike Peninsula

Fallen Basalt Moai,

Poike Peninsula

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Fallen Basalt Moai

(ear detail),

Poike Peninsula

Trachyte Moai,

Poike Peninsula

Ahu Mahatua

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Moai "Paro" at

Ahu Te Pito te Kura

Te Pito te Henua & "Paro"

Ahu Nau Nau

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Ahu Nau Nau

Ahu Nau Nau

(note carvings on back)

Ahu Nau Nau

(note carvings on back)

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Sea Wall with Carvings

and Moai Head,

Ahu Nau Nau

Petroglyph,

Ahu Nau Nau

Wendy, Maunga Puha,

& Ahu Nau Nau

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Palm Trees, Anakena

Ovahe Beach

Tidepool, Ovahe

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Sea Cave, Ovahe

Watery Silhouette

Fish Rack (?),

South Coast

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Painting Ceiling,

Ana Kai Tangata

Ana Kai Tangata

abstraction

Stonework,

Ahu Hekii

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CONAF Garden

Entrance, Ana Te Pahu

Interior, Ana Te Pahu

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Interior, Ana Te Pahu

Wendy in Interior,

Ana Te Pahu

Interior, Ana Te Pahu

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Ahu Vai Teka

Wendy on Summit,

Terevaka

Sea Caves

at Ana Kai Tangata

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Motu Nui & Motu Iti

Motu Kao Kao

Motu Nui & Motu Iti

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Rano Kau (Orongo)

from Motu Nui

Rano Kau (Orongo)

from Motu Nui

Moai in Ahu

Maitake Te Moa,

(north coast)

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Moai in Ahu

Maitake Te Moa,

(north coast)

Moai in Ahu

Maitake Te Moa,

(north coast)

Ahu Maitake Te Moa,

(north coast)

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Fallen Moai,

Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

Fallen Moai,

Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

Fallen Moai,

Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

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Stonework, Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

Fallen Moai,

Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

Hare Paenga with Red Scoria

Taheta (water catchment),

Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

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Red Scoria Taheta,

 Ahu Vai Mata

(north coast)

Fence Along Trail

(north coast)

Ahu A Tanga

(north coast)

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Ahu

(north coast)

Tupa

(north coast)

Stone Wall Along Trail

(north coast)

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Trail & Lone Palm Tree

(north coast)

Modern (Red Scoria)

Sculpture, Museum

Mata (Moai Eye),

Museum

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Moai, Museum

Gekko

Modern (Red Scoria) Sculpture, Airport

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Poike Peninsula

(from the air)

 

 

* Copyright © 2003 by Shawn McLaughlin
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