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Argentina recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we like relating to Argentina: Journalist Chris Moss' book, published in 2008, documents part of his journey as he crossed the continent from the Atlantic to the Andes. He wrote an evocative article in the Telegraph here describing one journey that inspired it in Welsh P... Read more»

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Cuba recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we recommend relating to Cuba: Last published in 2008, this very complete book is a must-have guide for all birders visiting Cuba. This relatively recent guide book published by Helm field guides is the best (and only!) guide available for the birds of Cuba. It includes... Read more»

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The Cloud Garden by Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder

The true story of Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder and the former's enthusiasm for orchids. Having met in Central America and headed to the infamous Darien Gap, on the border of Panama and Colombia, they were kidnapped by FARC guerrillas and held captive for 9 months. Read more»

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Three singles to adventure - Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell's entertaining account of his experiences animal collecting in Guyana. Read more»

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Papillon - Henri Charriere

The ultimate escape adventure! The story of Henri Charriere's daring escapes from a penal colony in French Guiana to the countries of Colombia, Guyana and eventually Venezuela. Read more»

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Green Mansions: A Romance of the tropical Forest - W H Hudson

Dover publication. Probably the best known work of fiction set in the Amazon. Read more»

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