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The Carretera Austral in The Times

Chile is a land of extreme landscapes, from the world’s driest desert in the north to the icy fjords and glaciers of the south. Squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes, this long, narrow country stretches nearly 3,000 miles. The famous Carretera Austral, Chile’s iconic southern highway has... Read more»

Posted in: News
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Webinar - Wines of Latin America

I was joined for this talk by several very knowledgeable guests who talked mainly about the wines of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Charles Sanderson, friend and Last Frontiers client, pioneered the UK import of Chilean wine (initially from Cousiño Macul and Concha y Toro). By the time he retired aft... Read more»

Posted in: Webinars
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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»

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Four reasons to visit Tierra del Fuego

The distant and isolated Tierra del Fuego ('Land of Fire') covers around 48,000km² and is known for its natural untouched beauty and dramatic landscapes. The island is split between Chile and Argentina at the southernmost extreme of the Americas, and whilst this means it is a long journey to get the... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports, LF blog
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The monkey puzzle - a little history

The monkey puzzle tree (araucaria) is an ancient species, believed to have been one of the main food sources for dinosaurs in the Jurassic period (150 million years ago), and therefore a possible reason for the evolution of the long, elegant necks of sauropod dinosaurs like Diplodocus. Much of the... Read more»

Posted in: LF blog
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Nikki heads off the beaten track in Argentina

I was very excited to be able to do a road trip around the Iberá wetlands of north-east Argentina recently, having never spent time in this area before. With a love of nature, of the unknown and of discovering new, out of the way places, this was the perfect trip for me. Covering more than 1.3 milli... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Jane Knight visits the Iguassu falls and Iberá wetlands - Saturday Times March 2018

Earlier this year Last Frontiers sent Travel Editor of the Times, Jane Knight and her 12 year old son to Argentina. They stayed at the stunning, very recently opened Awasi lodge near Puerto Iguazú, which she then combined with a stay at Puerto Valle in the Iberá wetlands, stopping at the wonderfully... Read more»

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Nicola's tips on El Calafate

After an epic couple of weeks travelling Chile from tip to toe, I left Torres del Paine National Park and headed north across the barren border to Argentina. Having lived in Buenos Aires for three incredible years, I was thrilled about the prospect of finally heading back. Yet before reaching the bo... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports

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