Islote Motu Kao Kao, moais

The ritual was a competition to collect the first egg manutara , ie the pascuense tern or apizarrado tern . This took place after what happened on the islet Motu Nui, where "Hopu manu" (representatives from each clan) waited for some manutara put their first egg of the season; the "Hopu manu" to take the first egg apresuraraba to swim back to Easter Island; Upon arrival, after climbing the cliffs of Orongo , we presented the egg to his sponsor, in front of the judges of Orongo . This gave the title sponsor of Tangata Manu and great power on the island for a year. Many "hopu manu" killed by sharks or falls. The winning clan had certain rights including the collection of eggs and chicks of the islets.

Direction Walk 0.1 km or 1 mins south east from last photo
Location Hanga Roa, Región de Valparaíso, Chile, South America
Info F 8.0 1/400 ISO 100 with ILCE-6000 focus on 30 mm
Keywords, Backpacking, Chile, Chile 2015, Easter Island,,, Never Lamb, Orongo Volcano Crater, South America, Travel, Vacation
Continent South America Weather Rain a minute, but mostly sunny
Event Chile 2015 Day Rano Kau
Activity Orongo Trail Title Islote Motu Kao Kao
City Hanga Roa State Región de Valparaíso
Country Chile Date 2015:09:10 15:40:45
Make SONY Model ILCE-6000
Rating 5 Lens E 20mm F2.8
Flash Off, Did not fire Focal 20.0 mm
Focal-35mm 30 mm Exposure 1/400
F Number 8.0 ISO 100
White Bal. Auto Metering Center-weighted average
Program Aperture-priority AE Compensation 0
Hyperfocal 2.50 m Latitude -27.1897111111111
Longitude -109.442777777778 Altitude 311.49 m
File Size 7.5 MB
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