Chile (or Chil-ay as the locals pronounce it) is a holiday to take in parts. Chile’s shape is long and thin, running from north to south on the west coast of South America – each region is so different, so unusual and so interesting – that to get the whole picture, you have to take…

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Spectacular, isolated and populated by some of Mother Nature’s most bizarre creations, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands really do feel like you are in another world! Just off the South America coast, this humble archipelago and its unique wildlife are a riveting and rewarding ecological adventure as it ever was! Inquisitive sea lions and spiky marine iguanas…

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Patagonia is remote. With less than one person per square kilometer, it is one of the most sparsely populated places on earth. Patagonia stretches from the very southern tip of South America to the Chilean and Argentinean lake districts – approximately 2000km. Its backbone is the Andes Mountains. In the North the areas around the…

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  Argentina – what does it bring to mind? Cattle ranches, glacier parks, and Tango! I just sneaked into one tiny corner on my visit to Buenos Aires. Even if you don’t like cities – this city, its history and its story will romance you away. The story is, of course, of Eva Peron. About…

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  Brazil! You’ll recognise all the icons ~ Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Bay of Rio de Janiero  – the view is one of the world’s most famous and arriving by sea, it’s breathtaking. There’s a long and slow approach while the captain negotiates the waters, a pilot boat ahead and alongside to guide us…

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The most famous icon of Peru has got to be Machu Picchu – only discovered by explorer Hiram Bingham in 1911, Machu Picchu has been voted the most beautiful place in the world. High in the cloud forest, surrounded by mystery, symbols of sun worshippers, ruins of buildings, the homes of a whole community built…

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…you know us well for travel to Australia and Canada, now we are testing the water to a new continent – South America. The Magic of Rio, the story of Evita and the mysteries of the Amazon have long since captured our imaginations – now South America is opening up to tourism and we would…

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