Easter Island Church/Christianity with the twist

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Easter Island, Chile

Easter Island Church/Christianity with the twist Reviews

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Easter Island Church/Christianity with the twist Nov 25, 2013
Easter Island Church and Christianity with the twist is what you get on this island in middle of the ocean. Local population did not have real idols but mostly there were different beliefs and for the past couple hundred years they accepted the bird god and had Orongo as a holly place, but now days Christianity took over with the smart move of combining icons. For example there is a cross with Jesus that is surrounded with fish or a statue that has traditionally sculpted birds on its base (looks like birds are going to eat Jesus :)). Church statues and icons are very interesting and wooden statues are beautiful work of art. I went for one church gathering that featured songs very unique for this island and lady forcing the Spanish style mass.
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