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Antarctica and the Falkland Islands recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we like relating to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands: The story of Shackleton's second expedition to the South Pole in 1914, as told by the man himself. The plan was to become the first to traverse the trans-atlantic crossing, but it soon became survival. Some other b... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books, Travel books, Novels
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The Falklands/Malvinas - leave it to the diplomats

The debate over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has once again become a news item. Politicians, with their usually short term outlook, have often used populist issues to distract their public from other less easily-solved economic problems. A whiff of oil, or any other poten... Read more»

Posted in: LF blog
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #16 June 2010

Welcome to an early summer update from Last Frontiers. What a rollercoaster few months it has been - with volcanic ash drifting over us and then another British Airways strike series. I am frustrated to see that the insurance industry has still not reacted positively - they continue to insist that t... 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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