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Photography Exhibition – Tales from Latin America

Experience Latin America through a series of short photo essays from Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina by Matthew Williams-Ellis. Featuring documentary, landscape and portrait photography, the exhibition offers encounters with people and places including Argentinian Gauchos,  impressive Patagonian landscapes and takes you to the glacier summit of Ecuador’s Cotopaxi volcano (5897m). Photographic Tales from Latin America  by […]

Central America Holidays – Fun and Adventure

There are lots of reasons to visit Central America if you are after a fun-packed holiday with a difference: white-water rafting fantastic beaches zip-lining ancient ruins snorkelling bird-watching local markets dramatic volcanoes colonial heritage horse-riding rainforest and cloudforest Please come and see us at the Family Travel Show at Olympia, Sat 31 Oct – Sun 1 Nov. Stand […]

Coming soon: Family Travel Show, Olympia 31Oct – 1 Nov

Central and South America Revealed will be exhibiting at the Family Travel Show at Olympia, Sat 31 Oct – Sun 1 Nov. Stand number E14. Top family destinations in Latin America: Galapagos Islands, Belize, Peru, Costa Rica and Nicaragua For a family holiday with a difference or to discuss your plans for travelling to Mexico, Central or South America please come […]

New Galapagos Ship – Santa Cruz II

The newest ship to the Galapagos Islands, the Santa Cruz II is currently on her maiden voyage. The Santa Cruz II offers 50 good sized cabins over 5 decks for a total of 90 passengers. With an average of just 11 passengers per guide there is a highly-personal service. Facilities include kayaks, snorkelling equipment and […]

Crossing the Andes by Train – Channel 5

Chris Tarrant reports on some of the world’s most interesting railways.

Patagonia: Earth’s Secret Paradise – BBC series

Part 3: Life on the Edge Rockhopper penguins, giant king crabs and killer whales.   Part 2: Heat and Dust Desert-dwelling penguins, giant guinea pigs and baby guanacos.   Part 1: Fire and Ice Pumas, condors, Patagonian foxes and hummingbirds.    

Chile creates Easter Island Marine Reserve

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced the creation of two marine conservation parks in the Pacific Ocean around Easter Island and the Juan Fernandez archipelago which includes Robinson Crusoe Island and Selkirk Island. Together, the two marine reserves will cover around a million square kilometres. Commercial fishing will be banned in these waters allowing depleted fish […]

New website: Panama Revealed

Everyone knows about the canal but there is so much more to discover in Panama, from tropical rainforests, hiking and fantastic bird watching to white-water rafting, kayaking, pristine beaches and island hideaways. We have just launched our new Panama Revealed site to help you plan your itinerary to this interesting country.      

Stephen Fry in Central America – ITV link

Episode 4: Costa Rica and Panama Episode 3:  El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua Episode 2:  Belize and Guatemala Episode 1: Mexico        

Chile Earthquake – update

An 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile at 19.54 local time on 16 September. The epicentre was 144 miles north-west of Santiago at a depth of around 6 miles. It produced tremors, caused buildings to sway and 15ft high waves along the coast around Coquimbo. Five people are confirmed to have died and a million people were evacuated from coastal […]