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Last Frontiers Newsletter #1 April 2003

Welcome to the first newsletter from Last Frontiers, the Latin America specialists! In this edition: News from Last Frontiers Antarctica Belize (BBC Holiday 20 April) Fishing in Argentina Chile (riding) Galapagos Venezuela News from Last Frontiers The last year has been a busy one for... Read more»

Posted in: Newsletters
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A new chapter in the jungle book (Nick Thorpe)

Over a smouldering fire in a small clearing on the forested banks of the Orinoco, Marco Martinez is roasting his new canoe."It took me three days to find the right tree," the Warao navigator tells me proudly, wiping a sooty hand across his forehead and leaving a streak like war paint. "I slept out i... Read more»

Posted in: Press articles

Venezuela Handbook

Published by Footprint Travel Guides this is an extensive guidebook full of 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 end trave... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books


Published by Bradt. This is a guide on where to go and what to see - the national parks, beaches and wildlife of this beautiful destination. Bradt also publish the best and most detailed information about the history, economy and culture of their destinations, giving travellers a better understandin... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books

Green Mansions: A Romance of the tropical Forest - W H Hudson

Dover publication. Probably the best known work of fiction set in the Amazon. Read more»

Posted in: Novels

Angels Four - David Nott

First ascent of Angel Falls in January 1971. Read more»

Posted in: Travel books

In Trouble Again - Redmond O'Hanlon

Travels between the Orinoco and the Rio Negro. Read more»

Posted in: Travel books

The Creature in the Map - Charles Nicholl

Fascinating account of both Ralegh's expeditions and a documentary that Nicholl made for Channel 4 television 'In Search of El Dorado'. Read more»

Posted in: Travel books

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