56 abandoned places around the world and the eerie stories behind them; Ciara Appelbaum, Madeline Diamond & Lindsay DeMunno; Insider

From ancient ruins to mental hospitals that have been left to rot, these are the creepiest, most intriguing abandoned places around the world.

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Rapa Nui: Navel of the world; Grace Housholder; KPC News

Twenty-three hundred miles west of Chile is the island of Rapa Nui — 14 miles long by 7 miles wide with fewer than 8,000 residents.

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In pictures: the world’s most beautiful funicular railways; Adele Berti; Railway Technology

From Lisbon’s iconic Gloria Funicular to the Duquesne Incline in Pittsburgh, Adele Berti profiles the story of some of the oldest and most unique funicular railways.

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48-Hour Travel Guide To Easter Island; Taylor Boozan; Forbes

How to spend 48 hours on the mysterious and remote Easter Island.

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Want to Travel the World on Foot? Take a Tour with HF Holidays; Sarah Coad; Active Traveller

If you have dreams of hiking around the world, then a walking tour is the perfect holiday for you. Take a look at these routes through the USA Rockies, Chile…

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Chile’s Humberstone and Santa Laura Works Removed From World Heritage Sites List; The Wire

UNESCO has commended Chile for implementing various measures to safeguard the refineries.

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The Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works site (Chile), removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger; Unesco

Source: The Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works site (Chile), removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior; Lilit Marcus; CNN

Easter Island has long been a bucket list destination for travelers from around the world.

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Travel to Easter Island; Trazee Travel

One of the coolest pieces of South America is actually an island located in the South Pacific, several hundred miles off the coast of Chile.   Easter Island, or Rapa Nui as it is known in Polynesia, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Perhaps best known for the megaliths that adorn all corners of the […]

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The Easter Island Statues Are Under Threat From Selfies And Tourists; Apolline Bazin; Konbini

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How to Tour Chiloe Island: See Penguins, Palafitos, and Churches; Rhonda Albom; Albom Adventures

This guide to Chiloe Island will help you choose between penguins, stilted houses, and old wooden churches when you visit Chiloe in the lakes district of southern Chile.

Source: How to Tour Chiloe Island: See Penguins, Palafitos, and Churches

Easter Island’s Famous Moai Stone Statues Are Threatened By Huge Tourism Boost; Madison Dapcevich; IFL Science

An uptick in annual visits to the famous Easter Island is bringing with it the potential for trouble as local populations learn to balance increased tourist…

Source: Easter Island’s Famous Moai Stone Statues Are Threatened By Huge Tourism Boost

South American Diary #11: The church at Nercón; Neil Steinberg; Every God Damn Day

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The stone faces and human problems on Easter Island; Jessica Wolf; UCLA Newsroom

Archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg, who will be on “60 Minutes” April 21, continues to seek insight from the statues and for the living descendants of their makers.

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A 36-year-old woman just became the first person to swim around Easter Island. It took her 19 hours; Hilary Brueck; Business Insider

Mara Films / Kartemquin FilmsRapa Nui, or Easter Island, is a remote Chilean territory in the South Pacific.Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is one of the most…

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How to Visit Easter Island: A Complete Travel Guide; Nellie Huang; Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Standing in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Easter Island is one of the world’s most remote places. Here’s how you can visit Easter Island.

Source: How to Visit Easter Island: A Complete Travel Guide – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Easter Island world record swim highlights plastic pollution; Matangi Tonga Online

Malibu, CA, USA: To raise awareness of plastic pollution in the ocean, South African swimmer, Sarah Ferguson will attempt to become the first person in the world to swim the perimeter of Easter Island, in waters which contains one of the highest concentrations of microplastics in the world.

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The colourful houses and cerros are sure to raise a smile – an expert guide to the Chilean city of Valparaiso; Kaye Holland; Telegraph

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Valparaíso travel guide for wine lovers heading to Chile; Ellie Douglas Decanter

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The 38 cheapest places to travel in 2019; Forbes

Want to save money in 2019 and still travel the world? You’re in luck.

Source: The 38 cheapest places to travel in 2019