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- April 3, 2013

Destinations: Magical island

Barbara Wood and daughter eschew tourist guides and discover Easter Island on their own

by Barbara Wood

Our goal was to see the sun rise behind the row of 15 massive stone busts at Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island, but as we jolted along potholed dirt roads toward our destination in a small rented SUV driven by an exuberant Israeli who seemed to know where he was going, it looked like we wouldn't make it.

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