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Cotopaxi on horseback

On a recent trip to Ecuador, it was the experience of horse riding in Cotopaxi National Park that really blew Latin America specialist Simon away. As a novice on horseback, here he tells us why this wonderful excursion is something every visitor to Ecuador should try… Encircled by some of the most formidable volcanic peaks more »

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10 of Latin America’s best landscapes

From the soaring peaks of Torres del Paine to the volcanic islands of Galapagos, Latin America is a continent defined by its dramatic and soul-stirring scenery. We’ve picked out ten landscape photos from across the continent that we think will blow your mind… 1. Atacama Desert, Chile Studded with shimmering lagoons, craggy peaks and active more »

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Latin America in Spring

Travelling in spring means cheaper flights and accommodation, and avoiding large crowds before the summer sets in. Not to go unmentioned is escaping the April showers and making the most of the May bank holidays. It is a fantastic time to travel and given that it is”low season”, there’s still availability for this year! We’ve more »

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Sonia takes a trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

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Latin America Calendar

Latin America loves a festival and most noteworthy events are marked by such a celebration. They play an important part in Latin culture. Varying in different sizes and moods, from the joyous vibrancy of Rio’s Carnival to the respectable beauty of the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico, it is guaranteed to be full more »

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Trekking in Latin America

Latin America has some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. From the Andes mountain range, to Ancient ruins, to Salt flats, to dense forest.  What better way to explore the variety of geographical and archaeological wonders than to get down with nature and trek around some of the best areas in South America. With so more »

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