The Mystery of Ahu Tongariki: Touring Easter Island

By Chanay Kwak - 2013-08-06T17:10:45Z

Photograph by Chaney Kwak

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Engineering Marvels

The enigmatic moai, carved between the 13th and 17th centuries, are engineering marvels. It remains uncertain how the stone statues, which weigh up to 95 tons, were transported across the mountainous terrains. A local legend says they walked.