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How to spot a birder

Having recently returned from Guyana one of the main things I will never forget about this wonderful country is its enormous number of bird species. I have always been more of a fan of mammals rather than birds, but after spending nine days in the interior of Guyana my eyes have been opened to a who... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports, LF blog
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Itinerary of the Month

We help our clients and potential clients design Latin American itineraries every day. Since we are known as tailor-made specialists no two trips are ever quite the same, and some end up being so unusual that they surprise even us. To celebrate that everyone is different, and perhaps to inspire you,... Read more»

Posted in: Press releases, LF blog
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Are potatoes going out of fashion?

Over 400 years ago Sir Walter Raleigh returned from the Americas and the common potato was introduced to our nation - thus the British love affair with the Peruvian vegetable commenced. Now it seems we are falling out of love with this larder staple. According to The Times, as a nation, we are eatin... Read more»

Posted in: News, Recipes, LF blog
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Olympic Medal Table for Latin America

In 2012 we published a medal table for the Latin American countries, which we have continued for Rio 2016. Brazil, Cuba and Colombia have been consistently top of the ranking but let's hope the first ever games in South America will stimulate improvements for Tokyo 2020. Country Gold Silver... Read more»

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Extreme scenery - Venezuela's table-top mountains

Apart from political and economic stability, Venezuela really does have it all in terms of natural beauty and resources, as I was reminded when watching Steve Backshall's BBC series called Extreme Mountain Challenge. A few years ago I took my family on a wonderful river trip in Venezuela's Gran Saba... Read more»

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Ed on the Carretera Austral - driving Chile's southern highway

My first introduction to the Carretera Austral was in 1998, when I led a group of photographers down a section of the road from Chaitén to Coyhaique. I had to wait 16 years to drive the remaining sections of the highway - but it was worth the wait! The Carretera Austral, Chile’s iconic highway linki... Read more»

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Is Google dumbing down our world? - a filter bubble too far

In early 2014 I was in Chile, driving its stunning Carretera Austral, the 1,240km highway first conceived under Augusto Pinochet’s presidency and now uniting remote settlements with its thin ribbon of gravel and occasional asphalt. Whilst on a particularly adventurous full day excursion to the San R... Read more»

Posted in: History, News, LF blog
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The Falklands/Malvinas - leave it to the diplomats

The debate over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has once again become a news item. Politicians, with their usually short term outlook, have often used populist issues to distract their public from other less easily-solved economic problems. A whiff of oil, or any other poten... Read more»

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