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Last Frontiers' webinars

For the last year we have been running a programme of online talks on a range of themes related to Latin America. Subjects have ranged from wildlife to biography, with topics such as the search for El Dorado, a brief history of “liberators” such as Simón Bolívar and Bernardo O’Higgins, scientific ex... Read more»

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Travel with Covid - useful advice and tips

I thought it would be helpful to have a summary of the factors you may like to take into account when booking a holiday now that Covid-19 is a recognised pandemic which we all expect to have to live with for some time to come. It is not meant to put you off, just help you manage the risks! Our holi... Read more»

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Special offers and early booking opportunities

After over a year of COVID restrictions and overseas travel brought to a standstill it's a year we will never forget. However, it hasn't all been bad, we have learnt to slow down, had time to plan for the future and think about when and where to travel to next. The good news is that as we all contin... Read more»

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Flexible policy - book with confidence

We realise that many travellers are put off by the current uncertainty, so we have introduced extra flexibility to give you the confidence to be able to book a holiday to Latin America: Flexible Booking policy For any tailor-made bookings that subsequently have to be changed due to coronavirus res... Read more»

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Unusual discovery in the Galapagos

Boobies in the Galapagos are suspected of hanky-panky as a very unusual specimen with one red and one blue foot is spotted performing its ritual dance. An alternative suggestion put forward by scientists from the Charles Darwin Research Station is that the unfortunate bird had landed on hot lava fr... Read more»

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Antarctica and the Falkland Islands recommended reading

Here is a selection of books we like relating to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands: The story of Shackleton's second expedition to the South Pole in 1914, in the explorer's own words. The plan was to become the first to traverse the continent, via the south pole, but it soon became a matter of sur... Read more»

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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»

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Autumn Newsletter November 2020

As we are locked down again I thought it was time for some news to cheer us all up! I am indebted to journalist Jamie Lafferty, who defied the Foreign Office blanket advisory against non-essential travel to fly to the Galapagos and report back. As you may know, the Galapagos re-opened to visitors se... Read more»

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