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The Radar: Easter Island’s Visitor’s Center, Edinburgh Festivals, Great Long Walks

  • Easter Island’s newly opened visitor’s center is a model of sustainability: the center was constructed with materials recycled from an existing structure, it’s powered by solar and wind energy and it uses recycled rainwater in the restrooms. The center is located near the entrance of the Orongo Ceremonial Village, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Rapa Nui National Park. [Dwell]
  • It’s all happening in Edinburgh this month. The Scottish city is hosting several festivals, many going on now through early September. Here are five festivals worth checking out. [Matador Network]
  • Stretch your legs on some of the world’s best long walks. [Lonely Planet]

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