Easter Island is one of the most mysterious places on earth as well as one of the most remote inhabited places as well. The nearest location is Pitcairn Island at 1,289 miles away which is the most remote inhabited place on the planet with Chile being 2,350 miles away. But Easter Island is most famous for its 887 monumental statues built by the Rapa Nui people from as far back as 1100 CE. This World Heritage Site is for the true and dedicated backpacker.
-coordinates: 27°7′S, 109°22′W