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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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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»

Posted in: News, Trip reports
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Torres del Paine - Spring in the South

September is the beginning of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere and the perfect time to visit the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. The park is quieter than later on in the year and the flowers and trees begin to blossom and the animals begin to come out of hibernation. Prices for an 8 night... Read more»

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Torres del Paine - a spellbinding sight

On 3 July the CNN website featured a list of twenty-seven sights that will remind you how incredible Earth is. Torres del Paine was featured among them (deservedly so, we feel). Patagonia has much to offer and you could choose to combine both Argentine and Chilean Patagonia. From Calafate in Argenti... Read more»

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Stay somewhere a little different in Latin America

Latin America is host to a variety of natural as well as man made wonders, giving way to some equally impressive hotels.  Whether your interests lie in history, nature or brand new experiences, it is possible to incorporate them into not just the places you visit but your accommodation as well. Here... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press releases
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Sian Lloyd in Patagonia

We recently had the pleasure of introducing Sian Lloyd and her husband Jonathan to the joys of Welsh Patagonia (and a touch of luxury in southern Chile's Torres del Paine). Their trip started in Trelew (near the Valdes peninsula) before re-tracing the steps of the original Welsh settlers west towar... Read more»

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