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The monkey puzzle - a little history

The monkey puzzle tree (araucaria) is an ancient species, believed to have been one of the main food sources for dinosaurs in the Jurassic period (150 million years ago), and therefore a possible reason for the evolution of the long, elegant necks of sauropod dinosaurs like Diplodocus. Much of the... Read more»

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Nikki heads off the beaten track in Argentina

I was very excited to be able to do a road trip around the Iberá wetlands of north-east Argentina recently, having never spent time in this area before. With a love of nature, of the unknown and of discovering new, out of the way places, this was the perfect trip for me. Covering more than 1.3 milli... Read more»

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Jane Knight visits the Iguassu falls and Iberá wetlands - Saturday Times March 2018

Earlier this year Last Frontiers sent Travel Editor of the Times, Jane Knight and her 12 year old son to Argentina. They stayed at the stunning, very recently opened Awasi lodge near Puerto Iguazú, which she then combined with a stay at Puerto Valle in the Iberá wetlands, stopping at the wonderfully... Read more»

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Nicola's tips on El Calafate

After an epic couple of weeks travelling Chile from tip to toe, I left Torres del Paine National Park and headed north across the barren border to Argentina. Having lived in Buenos Aires for three incredible years, I was thrilled about the prospect of finally heading back. Yet before reaching the bo... Read more»

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Argentina and Chile - Nicola defines luxury

Luxury Travel - what does it mean?  With everyone from EasyJet to Harrods advertising ‘luxury holidays’, ‘luxury villas’, and ‘luxury tours,’ the term has rather lost its meaning - or at least become a bit confusing. What is clear however is that ‘luxury’ means different things to different people.... Read more»

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Easter holidays 2017 - a collection of 18 day itineraries from Last Frontiers

For just 9 days leave you can head to Latin America for an epic 18 day Last Frontiers adventure, maximising on time out of the office and making the most of the rare opportunity to spend 18 days away over the Easter break. Departing Good Friday (14 April) you won’t need to be back at your desk until... Read more»

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Ali In Mendoza

Whenever possible, we always suggest being based outside Mendoza city and closer to the wineries, to make the most of the region. I visited three key wine valleys, each differing in altitude and climate, and therefore offering a variety of complexities to wine production. Maipu Valley is south-east... Read more»

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Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise

The BBC's new documentary series focuses on Patagonia - the wild and beautiful wilderness of Latin America's far south spanning Chile and Argentina. The 3 part series explores the wildlife and local people that thrive in the seemingly uninhabitable landscape from the mighty Andes mountains to Cape H... Read more»

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