Here are a few photo’s from a recent trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. The mainland of Ecuador is definitely worth several days or a week exploring Quito and the surrounding villages like Otavalo.
If you love Latin America, love history, and if you love adventure and the era of discovery then you will love the book – Pacific Passions, by Frank Sherry With a subtitle of “The European struggle for power in the great ocean in the age of exploration”, Sherry reviews Latin America with regards to its […]
For those of you who have some kind of reason to celebrate this year, be it some major birthday, anniversary, marriage or divorce, rewarding yourself with a trip is one sure way to remember it. Whatever the occasion, you’ll want a getaway destination that’s special, unique, and highly memorable. But you also have limited time and don’t […]
As a former overland driver and expedition leader in South and Central America, I’ve witnessed over my lifetime seismic changes in South America, from coup d’etats, revolutions World Cups, the rise and fall of the drug industry of the 80’s, and most strikingly a shift in the quality of travel and accommodation in this wonderful part of […]
You’ve heard of ‘Latin passion’? Well we’ve collected a few ideas for anyone looking to celebrate plus add a bit of passion into their trip ideas to South or Central America, or Antarctica! 1. Weddings – in Antarctica? Cool Couples Only!As weird and unlikely as it may sound it can and has been done! Is there […]
Following a winter like the one most North Americans experienced this year, we’re all looking forward to the warmth and sunshine of summer. Summer is a time for drinks on an outdoor patio, or for cycling and hiking the local trails, and a time for heading to the cottage or to the beach. For many […]