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Emily visits Maya sites in Guatemala and Belize

My recent trip to Guatemala and Belize took me to a few of the lesser visited Maya sites which I found well worth the trip. All are a lot smaller than the well known sites like Tikal and Caracol but each has its own character. Iximche is one of the 'newer' Maya sites and was abandoned in 1524. We we... Read more»

Posted in: History, Trip reports
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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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Fran in Central America -Belize, Costa Rica & Guatemala

As the newest addition to the Last Frontiers team, I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to travel to 3 countries of Central America in October. Having only previously visited Mexico in the region, I was very excited to get the chance to go to Belize, Costa Rica and Guatemala for a 3 week, whis... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Maya monuments and Caribbean coast - Claire in Guatemala and Belize

September saw me leaving behind the Indian summer for some Central America adventures in Guatemala and Belize. Guatemala had been my first port of call on my gap year some seven years ago and I was keen to return to the highlights and explore new territory including my first dalliance with Belize. M... Read more»

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Viva South America - Oliver Balch

This is a very readable journey through South America, with each chapter looking at a different country in relation to a specific theme. For example, Chile is examined through the eyes of women and Bolivia from the perspective of the poor. The author's commentary on Colombia is particularly hard-hit... Read more»

Posted in: Travel books
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USA Visa Waiver Programme

From January 2009 if travelling through the US, a visa waiver is required, which can be applied for online and MUST be requested at least 72hrs prior to departure. Read more»

Posted in: News
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #1 April 2003

Welcome to the first newsletter from Last Frontiers, the Latin America specialists! In this edition: News from Last Frontiers Antarctica Belize (BBC Holiday 20 April) Fishing in Argentina Chile (riding) Galapagos Venezuela News from Last Frontiers The last year has been a busy one for... Read more»

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Central America Handbook

An extensive guide with detailed maps and useful information for the whole of Central America - it covers Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama as well as the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Published by Footprint Travel guides. Probably the best guide book for mid-hig... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books

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