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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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The reopening of the Galapagos Islands

Always dreamed of a holiday to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, the unique archipelago with its remarkable volcanic islands and rich and varied wildlife? Now could be your opportunity: Ecuador was the first country in Latin America to close its borders in mid March and the Galapagos opened up in A... Read more»

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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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Flavours of Brazil

Brazil is such a vast, vibrant and diverse country, and the eclectic cuisine certainly matches this. It varies greatly between regions, from the indigenous flavours of the Amazon to the African influences in the north-east. Here is a collection of Last Frontiers' tried and tested Brazilian favourite... Read more»

Posted in: Recipes
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Flavours of Peru

Peruvian cuisine is world-renowned for being something special, and if you've tried it you'll understand what all the fuss is about. If you haven't, then you have the perfect excuse to read on and try out one of the below recipes! Peru is divided into three geographical regions: coast, mountains an... Read more»

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Spring Newsletter April 2020

What a change from our previous newsletter, written in the depths of winter and looking forward expectantly to another year of travel. Now, here we are bathed in warm sunshine, but outside the window the world is eerily still, as we all wonder how the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus will be affec... Read more»

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New discovery - fossilised sheep

A flock of fossilised sheep have been found during archaeological excavations in a remote corner of Patagonia. Dating back 175 million years (when the last mega-continent of Pangaea began to break up), this previously unknown species is believed to be an ancestor of the Australian Merino. Ironicall... Read more»

Posted in: History

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