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Robinson Crusoe's Cave

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A view of Robinson Crusoe's Island in Chile

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Robinson Crusoe's Island

Staying the night in the former abode of Alexander Selkirk. Doesn't sound too exciting, does it? That is until you learn that Selkirk was the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. Intrepid travelers willing to make the trek to Robinson Crusoe Island (formerly Mas-A-Tierra) off the coast of Chile can actually overnight in the cave where Selkirk survived for over four years, before he was rescued in 1709. Granted, the digs are more than rustic, but if you want a good story to tell when you get back home, this place is a must.


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