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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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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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Emily's Jericoacoara hotel round-up

I have just returned from a wonderful trip with my sister along the so-called Route of Emotions, between São Luis and Fortaleza, in northern Brazil. This stretch of coastline is dotted with small, remote, fishing villages hidden among rolling sand dunes and palm trees. It makes a remarkable journey.... 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»

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Summer Newsletter June 2019

As I run out of the door on my way to see a total solar eclipse in Chile (weather permitting!) there is just time for a quick summer roundup of Latin America staff travels. In this issue: Staff reports: Lizzy in Costa Rica and Hannah in Tierra del Fuego Last Frontiers' ideas for next summer: A s... Read more»

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Lizzy heads off the beaten track in Costa Rica

I was excited to be seeing some of the lesser-visited areas of the country on this, my fourth trip to Costa Rica. The journey was very much focussed on the eastern section that spans the Caribbean in the north to the Pacific in the south, and from San José in the west to the border with Panama in th... Read more»

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Four reasons to visit Tierra del Fuego

The distant and isolated Tierra del Fuego ('Land of Fire') covers around 48,000km² and is known for its natural untouched beauty and dramatic landscapes. The island is split between Chile and Argentina at the southernmost extreme of the Americas, and whilst this means it is a long journey to get the... Read more»

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