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Last Frontiers' articles for Ecuador (all categories)

No more riding on the roof

As of 23 January 2009 the new authorities of the Ecuadorian Railway Company have stated that passengers are no longer permitted to travel on the roof of the trains or autoferros (including Chiva Express) on the railway route from Riobamba. Read more»

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Last Frontiers Newsletter #10 July 2008

With Wimbledon over we felt it was time for our next newsletter, so if you are planning a foreign trip we have been travelling, as always, to find lots of new ideas for you! In this newsletter: Chile: from north to south (Alison) Colombia: Ed Miles off the beaten track Costa Rica: rafting and... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters
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Savages - Joe Kane

A compelling account of the Huaorani Indians' struggle against oil exploitation in Ecuador's Amazon basin. Especially poignant as the Huaorani have since opened their doors to tourism as a sustainable form of income. Read more»

Posted in: Travel books
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Crowning glory of the Andes - Johnny Morris

His search for the perfect headgear gave Johnny Morris just the excuse he needed to visit a small South American country and acquaint himself with the lives and skills of workers in the panama hat industry. Like most balding men, I have a weakness for smart hats; and recently, I developed a passion... Read more»

Posted in: Press articles
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #4 July 2004

I know it is only a couple of months since our last newsletter, but with the Game Fair looming (see below) we thought it was timely to send another!In this issue: Wildlife in Northern Argentina and the Brazilian Pantanal Mexico: Copper Canyon, whales, and kayaks Guyana: Jungle and Jaguars Fish... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters, Riding
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #3 June 2004

As promised we are back again with some news and updates from the travels of the Last Frontiers team. This newsletter has taken a bit more time to put together than usual as we have all been away so much!In this edition: News from Last Frontiers Jill in Peru and Chile Tracy in Brazil Alison in... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters, Riding
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #2 August 2003

We would like to thank you for all the positive feedback following our first newsletter, sent in April. As promised we are back again with some news and updates from the travels of the Last Frontiers team, the Latin American specialists.In this edition: News from Last Frontiers Fishing Trekking... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters, Riding

South American Handbook

Footprint Travel guides. Published regularly since 1924. This is the bible, even though you have to take all the countries with you. The individual country versions are on thicker paper with more background information, but the travel information is just as good in this book and worth investing in,... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books

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