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Rapa Nui's Tapati Festival

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Easter Island (Rapa Nui) may be best known for its stone head monoliths (moai), but for two weeks every February, the island stages its most important cultural event—The Tapati Festival.

Tapati began in 1969, as a simple summer festival that celebrated Polynesian pride. It has grown into the Polynesian community's most important cultural event. 

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Beyond Machu Picchu

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While Machu Picchu continues to be the major draw of most visitors to Perú, the Incas were on the scene for just 100 years in the 14th Century AD. There are 4400 years of human history before the Incas. 

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Nine Ways to get more from your visit to Turkey

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Turkey is at once both cosmopolitain and steeped in history; a country that sits astride both east and west, and provides a wealth of experiences for the visitor willing to delve beyond the ordinary.

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