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Seven Worlds, One Planet - where was it filmed?

'Seven Worlds, One Planet' hosted by Sir David Attenborough first aired Sunday 27 October 2019 at 6.15pm on BBC1. Each episode of the seven-part series focusses on a different continent and launched with Antarctica. The series was four years in the making and sets out to showcase the true characte... Read more»

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Glamping in Latin America

The word glamping is an amalgamation of two words - 'glamorous' and 'camping,' and whilst relatively new to the English language it has grown rapidly in popularity over recent years. The idea of adventuring to remote and far-flung lands to immerse oneself in nature is made all the more enticing when... Read more»

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Autumn Newsletter September 2019

Welcome to an autumn update from Last Frontiers. In this issue: Staff reports: Nikki and Emily were in Brazil; Ed was in Chile for their winter (and an eclipse) Your feedback: Galapagos, Peru Upcoming events: Oxford, Cambridge, Harrogate and Olympia While in Brazil Nikki lived a nature enthus... Read more»

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Winter in Torres del Paine

I had always wanted to visit Torres del Paine national park in winter. This year I had my chance, as I had been organising a trip to the total solar eclipse in northern Chile for Oxford and Cambridge alumni (another story, another article) and was looking for somewhere to add something totally uniqu... Read more»

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The Summer holiday collection from Last Frontiers

Our British summer is the ideal time to visit a number of countries in South America, and we have put together a collection of some of our favourite destinations that lend themselves perfectly to a 2 to 3 week trip and are a great fit for travel from June to August. Examples include the tropical Am... Read more»

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Brazil Wildlife: Pantanal or Amazon?

Brazil is considered by some to have the greatest biodiversity of any country in the world. It is home to jaguars, pumas, capybaras, sloths, tapirs, monkeys, anteaters, armadillos, otters and dolphins; hummingbirds, toucans, parrots, macaws and birds of prey; caimans, turtles and anacondas. But wher... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Ed's first total solar eclipse

I remember the 1999 partial solar eclipse in England, and helping our children follow Blue Peter’s clever instructions to reflect the sun’s rays onto a screen to avoid damaging eyes. That eclipse was only total in Cornwall and even there I seem to recall clouds trying to spoil the show. In 2016 the... Read more»

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Ali's Guide to Rio de Janeiro

It has been several years since my last visit to Rio and, as I discovered, a lot has changed. Yes, there are still the iconic sights of Sugar Loaf and Corcovado but there is so much more to the city that a few days spent there only just scratches the surface. In the run up to 2016 Rio received a lot... Read more»

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