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Lizzy in Peru - Andean Explorer train and Lake Titicaca

As I mentioned in my last post (www.lastfrontiers.com/articles/view/lizzy-returns-to-perus-inca-heartland) I was lucky enough to travel in real style on the Belmond Andean Explorer train days after it started operating. After the overnight journey, which was a real treat, I had a wonderful day on La... Read more»

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Lizzy returns to Peru's Inca heartland

When asked which my favourite country in South America is I struggle and generally list my overall highlights rather than a specific country, but if pushed I think Peru might just top my list, and certainly it is the country I would recommend for a first time visitor to South America interested in c... Read more»

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Belmond Andean Explorer trains

Belmond (previously Orient-Express) introduced a new luxury sleeper service in Peru on 4 May 2017, which we describe below. At the time the existing train (which confusingly had also been called the 'Andean Explorer') was expected to stop operating, but it turns out that it will still run, see separ... Read more»

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Are potatoes going out of fashion?

Over 400 years ago Sir Walter Raleigh returned from the Americas and the common potato was introduced to our nation - thus the British love affair with the Peruvian vegetable commenced. Now it seems we are falling out of love with this larder staple. According to The Times, as a nation, we are eatin... Read more»

Posted in: News, Recipes, LF blog
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Easter holidays 2017 - a collection of 18 day itineraries from Last Frontiers

For just 9 days leave you can head to Latin America for an epic 18 day Last Frontiers adventure, maximising on time out of the office and making the most of the rare opportunity to spend 18 days away over the Easter break. Departing Good Friday (14 April) you won’t need to be back at your desk until... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press releases
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Winter Newsletter December 2015

Welcome to our regular round-up of Latin America news and staff travel reports. In this issue: Office news Last Frontiers' Top Three Gardens Claire and Fran in north-east Brazil Ali in Uruguay Last Frontiers in the press Office News Since our last newsletter we have launched our new websi... Read more»

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Peru recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we recommend relating to Peru: The true story of a British-built steamship, the Yavarí, carried by mule in thousands of parts from the Pacific to the highest navigable lake in the world - Lake Titicaca. Rediscovered by the author in 1962 as a rotting hulk, she was restor... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books, Travel books, Novels
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Jonny tests the new Mountain Lodges of Peru 'Lares Adventure'

In early December I was lucky enough to be invited onto the brand new Mountain Lodges of Peru (MLP) 'Lares Adventure' to Machu Picchu. After the success of MLP's Lodge to Lodge Salkantay Trek (which follows the classic Salkantay trail through the mountains to Machu Picchu - staying in comfortable lo... Read more»

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