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Nigel Planer in Cuba

Last year we arranged a trip for Nigel (who many of you will remember from The Young Ones) to Brazil. When I asked him where else in Latin America caught his imagination his immediate response was Cuba. He has just written a piece for the Mail on Sunday: www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-3520457/A... 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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Zika virus in the Americas

During 2015 and 2016 there have been significant Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreaks in the tropics. Whilst first observed in the Americas (particularly northern Brazil), cases are also being reported in other parts of the globe, including Thailand and the Cape Verde islands. ZIKV is transmitted by the fem... Read more»

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Rare Antarctic images of Scott's final expedition to be exhibited at sea

Antarctic cruise operator One Ocean will have a series of rare prints from Scott’s final expedition in their libraries for the next three Antarctic seasons (until March 2018). All images are subject to copyright. © Scott Polar Research Institute University of Cambridge. This will be the first time... Read more»

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Winter Newsletter December 2015

Welcome to our regular round-up of Latin America news and staff travel reports. In this issue: Office news Last Frontiers' Top Three Gardens Claire and Fran in north-east Brazil Ali in Uruguay Last Frontiers in the press Office News Since our last newsletter we have launched our new websi... 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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Stephen Fry in Central America

Stephen Fry travels through Central America in ITV's new 4 part series. He journeys overland from northern Mexico down to the Colombian border in Panama, learning about the people, places wildlife and history of the Central American isthmus. In the first episode, Stephen begins his journey at the bo... Read more»

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Olympics ticketing plans for UK visitors

A summary of Rio Olympic news, as and when we receive it. 03 June 2015: Cosport have announced a second round for British residents to request tickets starting 03 June and ending 14.00 (London time) on 10 June 2015. 19 May 2015: Cosport have just announced that an "unforeseen technical issue" has a... Read more»

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