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Caiman Ecological Refuge: A ‘Conservation Hero’

Latin America Specialist Simon had been hankering to visit Brazil’s wildlife wonderland, the Pantanal, for a long time. Here, he tells us about the trip that made this dream a reality – and the jewel in the crown, for him – Caiman Ecological Refuge. Each year wildlife fanatics from far and wide, much like the more »

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Medellin graffiti

Medellin: a city transformed

On a recent trip to Colombia, it was Medellin that really captured the attention of our Latin America Specialist Simon. Made famous for all the wrong reasons, thanks to its shady past that was brought into the limelight in Narcos, Medellin is a city that has not always been at the top of travellers’ hot lists. more »

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Mount Cotopaxi

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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Enjoying the activities at Sol y Luna

Sol y Luna in Peru’s Sacred Valley

During a whirlwind trip around Peru in which our Latin America specialist Simon was on the move from dawn ‘til dusk laying eyes upon breath-taking scenery at every corner, there was one place that surpassed all his expectations. Here, he tells us all why Sol y Luna in Peru’s Sacred Valley left such a lasting more »

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