Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Marae Fare Opu

Right at the bank of Faanui bay is located marae Fare Opu - once important ceremonial site, considered to be a royal marae. Unfortunately part...

Me’ae Iipona

Even the fantasy movies seem to be boring if compared to the reality in Marquesas Islands, especially the amazing archaeological monuments. One of the...

Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Trilithon) and ‘esi Maka Fa’akinanga

One of the most unusual megalithic monuments in Pacific is Ha'amonga 'a Maui in Tonga. It has no analogues regarding its construction, shape and...

Rai of Yap – the stone money

There are many amazing things in the small Yap Island but the most surprising is the giant stone money - the famous Rai of...

Arorae navigational stones – Te Atibu-ni-Borau

Unique monuments to the skills of Polynesian seafaring are the Arorae navigational stones. Arorae Atoll Arorae is the southernmost of the Gilbert Islands. Although this island...

Rota Latte Stones Quarry (As Nieves Quarry)

Once upon a time (no one knows when) somebody planned to make the largest megaliths in Mariana Islands. It was planned to erect up...

Latte Stone Park, Guam

Mariana Islands have unique kind of megalithic monuments - latte stones. Most likely the most visited site with true latte stones is Latte Stone...

Ķintu Aka

Although little known internationally, there are megalithic monuments in Latvia. One of the most mysterious and unusual ones is Ķintu Aka - Kinti Well. Well...

Barclodiad y Gawres

Barclodiad y Gawres passage grave is rebuilt and to large extent consists of concrete, but it holds a unique value - six stones with...

Meayll Hill (Mull Hill) Stone Circle

The original Manx name of the amazing Meayll Hill Stone Circle is Lhiaght ny Virragh - "cairn of the pointed rock". According to local...