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13 Ridiculously Awesome Islands You’ve Never Heard of

13 Ridiculously Awesome Islands You’ve Never Heard of

Jonesing to go where no man has gone before? Tired of doing the typical spring break location all of your bros have done before? Or maybe you just have a dormant alter-ego pirate within. Whatever your motivation is, these lesser-known islands deliver intrigue (and plenty of Insta-worthy photos) in spades. So, next time you’re considering a Maui or St. Maarten vacation, change it up for these off-the-beaten-path islands. ROBINSON CRUSOE ISLAND, CHILE A ‘dismal unfortunate island, which I call’d the Island of Despair’ is how Daniel Defoe described the island in his 1719 “Robinson Crusoe” classic. Lucky for you, things have improved since then. Located off the west coast of Chile and the largest of the Juan Fernández Islands, you can join an island tour for a novel-themed vacay to follow in the footsteps of Alexander Selkirk or explore on your own. Although it’s not the fictional palm tree-dotted Caribbean island Defoe describes, the landscape— sheer cliffs, jagged…

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