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New gastronomic discovery in Peru

The latest super-food to emerge from Peru is said to re-invigorate from the inside out. Newly-deciphered writings dating back two thousand years have suggested that extracts from the chardle was used by healers to treat internal ailments and were highly valued by the Incas. Just as cattle in northe... Read more»

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Latin America reopening

A useful list of which countries are welcoming foreign visitors (most!), and which still have restrictions. Most countries require completion of a passenger information form, and ask for evidence of vaccination. Some require a negative Covid test. The FCDO website (www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice)... Read more»

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Special offers and early booking opportunities

After two years of COVID restrictions and overseas travel brought to a standstill it's a period we will never forget. However, it hasn't all been bad, we have learnt to slow down, had time to plan for the future and think about when and where to travel to next. The good news is that as we all contin... Read more»

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Last Frontiers' webinars

We run a programme of online talks on a range of themes related to Latin America. Subjects have ranged from wildlife to biography, with topics such as the search for El Dorado, a brief history of “liberators” such as Simón Bolívar and Bernardo O’Higgins, scientific explorations, and even Big Cats of... Read more»

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Autumn Newsletter October 2021

I am really pleased to see that the UK government has begun to thaw in its attitude towards Latin America with today’s news that Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay will be coming off the red list. Let’s hope that they see sense with the remaining countri... Read more»

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Travel with Covid - useful advice and tips

I thought it would be helpful to have a summary of the factors you may like to take into account when booking a holiday now that Covid-19 is a recognised pandemic which we all expect to have to live with for some time to come. It is not meant to put you off, just help you manage the risks! Our holi... Read more»

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Unusual discovery in the Galapagos

Boobies in the Galapagos are suspected of hanky-panky as a very unusual specimen with one red and one blue foot is spotted performing its ritual dance. An alternative suggestion put forward by scientists from the Charles Darwin Research Station is that the unfortunate bird had landed on hot lava fr... Read more»

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Antarctica and the Falkland Islands recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we like relating to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands: The story of Shackleton's second expedition to the South Pole in 1914, in the explorer's own words. The plan was to become the first to traverse the continent, via the south pole, but it soon became a matter of sur... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books, Travel books, Novels
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