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The Moai of Easter Island

| 29 abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Moai of Easter Island

A moai (the Rapanui moai, “sculpture”) is a monolithic stone statue found only on Easter Island or Rapa Nui, part of the V Region of Valparaiso, Chile. The meaning of the moai is still uncertain, and there are several theories about these statues. The most common of these is that the statues were carved by […]

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The Pacific Desert

| 15 abril, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Pacific Desert

On the Pacific coast, from northern Peru (60 LS) to northern Chile (220 LS) runs one of the driest deserts in the world, known as the Pacific desert. Despite extreme aridity, the desert offers an interesting variety of ecosystems and biodiversity very original. It forms a narrow strip along the coast, about 30 to 60 […]

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