DREAM TRIPS

Dream Trips 2007

By , Tuesday, Feb 20, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Easter Island, Chile Generation after generation carved the giant stone figures, thought to have represented ancestor spirits. (Comstock/Corbis)

Overwater Bungalows For such a romantic setting, with water lapping underfoot, you can find a way to make it happen. (courtesy Raiatea Hawaiki Nui Hotel)

The Hermitage It's a king among museums—which makes sense considering Russian royals called it home for 150 years. (Glow Images/Getty)

Mardi Gras In today's New Orleans, reveling with abandon is not only good for the soul, it's good for the city. (Donald Nausbaum/Getty)

Mount Fuji In the land of the rising sun, there's no better place to watch the night turn into day. (Dex Image/Corbis)

The Sahara Where Mother Nature is on display at her most desolate—and perhaps her most beautiful. (Goodshoot/Corbis)