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Mexico highlights - Sue exploring Oaxaca, Chiapas and the Yucatan Peninsula

An overdue return trip to Mexico made me appreciate what a huge, diverse and wonderful country it is: friendly people, excellent food, amazing ruins and stunning beaches. After a day in Mexico City and overnight in the lovely boutique hotel Las Alcobas we set off for Oaxaca. I loved it, cobbled stre... Read more»

Posted in: News, Trip reports
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #18 April 2011

Welcome to the latest news from Last Frontiers, with our most recent travelling adventures. Our two newest recruits, Oli and Claire (pictures and bio on our Team page), have got their first few months with us off to a flying start with an amazing trip each to South America. In this issue: | Jungle... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters
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Jill in the Copper Canyon

I started my trip on the peninsula of Baja California, a thin strip of barren desert land in the Pacific ocean, to the west of Mexico's mainland. Most of the hotels here are incredibly luxurious and built in keeping with the stark landscape in stunning modern style and with beautiful decoration. Thi... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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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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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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Apocalypto (Chris Moss)

Their fall is portrayed in bloody style in Mel Gibson's new film - but what was the legacy of the Maya? Chris Moss reports from Mexico. It was a movie moment. The soaring canopy was swaying in the breeze, keel-billed toucans hopped from tree to tree, and I was at the top of the Temple of the Cross... Read more»

Posted in: Films, Press articles
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Amores Perros

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. This edgy and gripping film follows 3 intertwining stories reflecting the gritty social backdrop of Mexico City. Although quite brutal viewing at times, it is a well shot and directed film - worth a screening! Read more»

Posted in: History, Films

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