Toppled Moai at Ahu Te Pito Kura along the north shore. During the clan wars Moai were deliberately toppled. Stones were placed to ensure that the statue would break.

Te Pito Kura. The navel of the world. The large stone is magnetic so any compass placed atop it will spin about. I didn't even know the world had a belly button until I stumbled across it here. As a friend pointed out, it is an outie.

Lava Tubes converted to living quarters on the western shore.

Polynesian garden just outside the front door.

Ana Kai Tangata.

And the cave paintings therein.

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