The Trip-Finder, January 1998
The Route: A 17-day tour that starts with five days of hikes and excursions in the Lake District, followed by a week on remote Easter Island during the annual Tapati Rapa Nui folklore festival, with numerous visits to archaeological and cultural sites.
When to go: February
Travel advisory: Signs of commercialism are slowly creeping onto Easter Island, especially during the Tapati Rapa Nui festival, which until a few years ago was celebrated only by islanders but today attracts dozens of tourists.
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