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  • A guide to visiting Brazil’s Pantanal

    A guide to visiting Brazil’s Pantanal

    July 13th, 2018Madelaine Triebe
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    Stretching across the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul (also spilling into Bolivia and Paraguay) the Pantanal is the world’s largest inland wetland area. While the Amazon gets more credit, the Pantanal’s open spaces offer the best opportunities for spotting animals in their natural habitats in Brazil. Madelaine Triebe has the lowdown on everything you... Read more »

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  • Why you should visit Chile in 2018

    Why you should visit Chile in 2018

    January 8th, 2018Steph Dyson
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    A sliver of a country that somehow manages to encompass barren desert, knife-edge mountains and fertile river valleys, Chile has long attracted intrepid travellers. And for 2018 the country is taking things up a notch. Adding to the enduring appeal of its internationally acclaimed vineyards, famously clear night skies and adventure-ready landscapes, this year brings festivals, a... Read more »

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  • Video: the 1 minute guide to Chile

    Video: the 1 minute guide to Chile

    November 30th, 2017Colt St. George
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    Chile is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. From the parched peaks of the north’s Atacama Desert to the storied wilderness of Patagonia in the south, the nature here is nothing short of epic. That said, the country’s diverse landscapes are matched by its multitude of cultures – not to mention its top-notch city life and flourishing food scene. But with its... Read more »

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  • A postcard from San Pedro: finding life in one of the world’s driest deserts

    A postcard from San Pedro: finding life in one of the world’s driest deserts

    November 22nd, 2017Sarah Reid
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    The unique landscape surrounding the Chilean town of San Pedro de Atacama is one of the world’s top stargazing spots – but, in recent years, it’s also attracting a new wave of scientists. Sarah Reid reports from the roof of the world. Squeezing the last dollop of moisturiser out of the tube, I watch it absorb into... Read more »

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  • In pictures: exploring the otherworldly landscapes beyond Santiago

    In pictures: exploring the otherworldly landscapes beyond Santiago

    September 15th, 2017Nori Jemil
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    Santiago has transformed itself over the past decade, with a burgeoning food scene and thriving nightlife to boot. But the city’s real drawcard remains its otherworldly surroundings, from the stark Atacama Desert to the ethereal Lake District. Writer and photographer Nori Jemil journeys to Chile to capture the city’s beautiful surrounds. Having lived in Chile for several... Read more »

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  • Off the tourist trail in South America: 5 underrated cities

    Off the tourist trail in South America: 5 underrated cities

    July 6th, 2017Steph Dyson
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    Elegant and artsy Buenos Aires and humid, hedonistic Rio de Janeiro are some of South America’s biggest urban draws, notching up hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. But for each city flush with tourists, there are plenty still under the radar. For those looking to escape the crowds, here are five South American towns and... Read more »

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  • Solo travel in South America: everything you need to know

    Solo travel in South America: everything you need to know

    February 2nd, 2017Steph Dyson
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    A land of ancient ruins, soaring Andean peaks and sweltering, seemingly endless jungle, South America is a true treat for the adventurous traveller. Covered with sights that give testimony to the continent’s chaotic yet captivating history, across a series of nations as unique as they are huge, this is a region where few are disappointed – and many... Read more »

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  • 16 mesmerising pictures of Patagonia

    16 mesmerising pictures of Patagonia

    January 23rd, 2017Nori Jemil
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    People talk about ‘once in a lifetime’ trips and South America’s pointed tip is often cited as one of them, but once you’ve seen Southern Patagonia, something will probably pull you back. Mountain gazing is addictive. Despite years living in and travelling around Chile, the sheer magnitude of the landscapes still saw me dumbstruck, magnetised... Read more »

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  • How to find the right South America for you

    How to find the right South America for you

    January 3rd, 2017Steph Dyson
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    Vast and diverse, South America can intimidate the first-time visitor with its range of unmissable attractions. But thanks to the mix of bewilderingly biodiverse jungle, captivating cities and enchanting – and often empty – coastlines found on these shores, it’s simple enough to find destinations suited to every type of budget and style of trip. Here’s how... Read more »

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  • Amazing new aerial images show uncontacted tribe in Brazil

    Amazing new aerial images show uncontacted tribe in Brazil

    November 18th, 2016Lottie Gross
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    Incredible aerial images of one of the Amazon rainforest’s uncontacted tribes have been released by Survival International. The pictures, taken by photographer Guilherme Gnipper Trevisan on a flight over the Amazon in September, show a Yanomami yano (a communal house) surrounded by dense jungle. There are around 22,000 Yanomami living in the Brazilian Amazon and this community... Read more »

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  • Patagonia’s blossoming beer scene: craft brews in unexpected places

    Patagonia’s blossoming beer scene: craft brews in unexpected places

    September 1st, 2016Steph Dyson
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    The Patagonian craft beer scene has only recently emerged on the international stage, but it’s been a long time coming. While the influences of German settlers responsible for breweries such as Austral in southern Chile have long been felt, it’s taken a while for others to catch on. The last decade has been the turning point:... Read more »

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  • 20 pictures of Peru that will put the country on your bucket list

    20 pictures of Peru that will put the country on your bucket list

    August 5th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    Peru is has long been a favourite destination on the South America backpacker trail, but there’s more to tempt you here than the oft-photographed llamas and ruins. Not least a whole host of landscapes to explore, from sand dunes to epic mountain ranges. Here we’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite images – with a few llamas included... Read more »

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