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Easter Island’s Tapati Rapa Nui Festival

Posted on Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 11:52 am by Alan R. Cohen

Tapati Festival

If you are planning a trip to Easter Island, (also known as Rapa Nui), located about 2,200 miles from mainland Chile, you may want to plan it for the beginning of February when the Tapati Rapa Nui Festival is held each year.  The first of the festivals was held in 1969 and it has been evolving ever since.  Now, it lasts for the first two weeks in February. The festival…
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How to Plan a Galapagos Vacation

Posted on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 1:52 pm by Alan R. Cohen

Red Footed Booby

Planning a Galapagos Vacation can seem like a daunting task when you are just starting out, but answering the following (basic) questions will make it easier for us to help you plan your trip. What is your budget per person not including international airfare? This is perhaps the most important question to answer.  The minimum cost for Quito and a Four Day Cruise (7 Days/6 Nights) is $2,000 per person…
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Update on Chile’s Tourism Infrastructure

Posted on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 10:33 am by Alan R. Cohen

We just received this press release from Turismo Chile, the country’s travel promotion department on the status of the country’s tourism infrastructure.  The gist of it is that the Atacama Desert area, Easter Island, and Patagonia were unaffected by the recent earthquake.  In Santiago (Central Region), the airport suffered damage to the passenger terminal, but the runways were not damaged, and the airport is expected to reopen later this week. …
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