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Seven Worlds, One Planet - where was it filmed?

'Seven Worlds, One Planet' hosted by Sir David Attenborough first aired Sunday 27 October 2019 at 6.15pm on BBC1. Each episode of the seven-part series focusses on a different continent and launched with Antarctica. The series was four years in the making and set out to showcase the true character... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press articles
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Hannah explores Costa Rica and Panama

As an adventure-seeker and outdoor enthusiast, Costa Rica has long been on my list of places to explore so when the opportunity arose to visit in April, I jumped at the chance. What began as a 10-day trip soon became almost 3 weeks when my flight home got overbooked and I had to stay a bit longer -... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Stephen Fry in Central America

Stephen Fry travels through Central America in ITV's new 4 part series. He journeys overland from northern Mexico down to the Colombian border in Panama, learning about the people, places wildlife and history of the Central American isthmus. In the first episode, Stephen begins his journey at the bo... Read more»

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Jonny in Panama

Is there more to Panama than the Canal? Jonny finds out. "So what do you know about Panama?" asked Gus, my guide, as we drove from the airport into Panama City. I paused, racking my brains for names of famous Panamanian dignitaries, historical figures or at worst, footballers, but none came to mind... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Panama Handbook

Published by Footprint Travel Guides this is an extensive guidebook full of useful information, hotel and restaurant suggestions, details on getting around and maps. There is also a useful section on which areas to visit if you have 1, 2, 3 weeks or more. Probably the best guide book for mid-high en... Read more»

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The Cloud Garden by Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder

The true story of Tom Hart Dyke and Paul Winder and the former's enthusiasm for orchids. Having met in Central America and headed to the infamous Darien Gap, on the border of Panama and Colombia, they were kidnapped by FARC guerrillas and held captive for 9 months. Read more»

Posted in: Novels
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Spring Newsletter March 2012

Welcome to a spring update from Last Frontiers: our 20th newsletter for our 20th anniversary! In this issue: | Canyons and coasts - Sue and Ed in Brazil | Culture and Caribbean - Claire in Guatemala and Belize | Beyond the Canal - Oli in Panama | Galapagos update | Last Frontiers in the press | New... Read more»

Posted in: News, Newsletters
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Panama recipe: Charlie's Ceviche

Ceviche is nowadays a popular international dish prepared in a variety of ways throughout the Americas. The dish originates from Peru and is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juices, such as lemon or lime, and spiced with ají or chili peppers. The greatest variety of ceviches are fo... Read more»

Posted in: Recipes

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