A Most Mysterious Island
The old net is laid aside; a new net goes a-fishing.
Mention Easter Island to just about anyone and “mystery” immediately comes to mind. The Mystery of Easter Island
is the title of untold books and modern film documentaries. The mystery surrounds how so few people on a remote, treeless, and impoverished island could have made and transported hundreds of the eerie, gargantuan statues—called moai
—for which the island is so famous. The awe-inspiring, multi-ton stone statues, some standing nearly forty feet high...