Easter Island mystic sunrise

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Fernando Roca

One of the most special dawn, the Ahu Tongariki sunrise. This Ahu is an ancient burial located in the more isolated island around the world: Easter Island. Early in the morning the sunlights begins to iluminate this ceremonial place and the sky become spectacular, the sensation is unique and people get to feel part of the site.

Location: Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island, South Pacific

 

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