Beautiful Photography from the Navel of the World
Easter Island represents perhaps the pinnacle of Polynesian exploration and culture. Since its re-discovery by Europeans in 1722, Easter Island has caused enduring intrigue and wonder among all who hear of it. From adventurers of the past to the most jaded modern archaeologists, Easter Island’s enigmatic history, Moai and other artifacts present a microcosm of humankind’s power and vulnerability to nature. This mysterious, ancient culture draws countless global visitors to one of the most isolated islands on Earth and few, if any, leave unaffected.
In breathtaking, insightful photography and helpful prose Marc Ross Shields captures the island’s natural wonder, modern vibrancy and historic mystery. His work allows visitors to begin to understand Rapa Nui, ‘the Navel of the World’ and get a feel for its incredible landscapes ancient religion, animal life and modern culture, fueling your desire to know more.