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Winter in Torres del Paine

I had always wanted to visit Torres del Paine national park in winter. This year I had my chance, as I had been organising a trip to the total solar eclipse in northern Chile for Oxford and Cambridge alumni (another story, another article) and was looking for somewhere to add something totally uniqu... Read more»

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Easter holidays 2017 - a collection of 18 day itineraries from Last Frontiers

For just 9 days leave you can head to Latin America for an epic 18 day Last Frontiers adventure, maximising on time out of the office and making the most of the rare opportunity to spend 18 days away over the Easter break. Departing Good Friday (14 April) you won’t need to be back at your desk until... 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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The Atacama Desert - The Telegraph, Trip of a Lifetime

Visit the Atacama desert, one of the driest places in the world. From your hotel, close to the picturesque oasis village of San Pedro de Atacama, many of the desert’s most dramatic sights are within easy reach. During your stay at Alto Atacama you can visit the geyser fields at El Tatio at dawn as t... 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»

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Easter Island - Mysteries of a Lost World

The first of two programmes is being aired on BBC4 30th January 2014 at 2100. Dr Jago Cooper, archaeologist and curator of the Americas at the British Museum explores the various theories which surround Easter Island and the Rapa Nui culture including those of Thor Hayerdahl and his famous Kon-Tiki... Read more»

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Sue in Chile and Argentina

When I spotted the Christmas departure of the Puelo Valley ride from Chile to Argentina and was also offered the opportunity to experience some of Chile's wonderful highlights with a friend, I jumped at them all. The Atacama desert exceeded my expectations and the scenery in Torres del Paine is spec... Read more»

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