Reconnect with South American Nature

Published on August 6, 2020

Looking for a great way to reconnect with nature? How about an adventurous journey across the Andes this autumn (which, of course, is spring in the southern hemisphere)? Cruce Andino is offering a 20% discount on passage through the drop-dead gorgeous Lake…

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Enhanced Covid-19 Safety Protocols

Published on July 30, 2020

During these trying times, Grand Hotels Lux wants to give guests reassuring peace of mind by introducing enhanced Covid-19 protocols at its four luxury hotels in Argentina and Uruguay. Through training and the implementation of stricter health and hygiene procedures, Grand Hotels…

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Planning a Family Adventure to Guyana

Published on July 28, 2020

Thinking about taking the whole family on a wildlife and nature adventure in South America? Guyana promises to be even more astounding for children than for their wide-eyed parents. The country’s scents, sights and sounds make for an unforgettable adventure and one…

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A Victorian Lady in Wild Patagonia

Published on July 20, 2020

Hotel Las Torres in southern Chile recently glanced back an 1880 book called Across Patagonia by Lady Florence Dixie (1855-1905), an adventurous British aristocrat who undertook the first tourist expedition to Torres del Paine. A few passages and illustrations from that classic…

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Read All About It! Gordon Ramsay Voyages Deep into the Guyana Rainforest

Published on July 2, 2020

National Geographic sent Gordon Ramsay to Georgetown and the Amazon Basin of Guyana, where he found a wealth of opportunities to create a personal spin on traditional Guyanese cuisine for his new Nat Geo television series. Quotable quote: “Georgetown, Guyana’s capital city,…

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Puerto Blest — Wilderness Retreat in the Argentine Andes

Published on June 24, 2020

Cruce Andino offers the option of stopping over in Puerto Blest for one or more nights. The rustic resort is immersed in the dense vegetation of the Valdivian forest and surrounded by the imposing Andes and waterbodies like Lago Frías with its…

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Punta del Este: Family Options

Published on June 15, 2020

Uruguay’s top beach resort offers multiple attractions to enjoy with your family. Adventures in motion, cozy natural surroundings and stories of treasures and pirates are just around the corner. Here’s a listing of some of the must-sees to keep the kids smiling…

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Read all About It! 8 Great Places for Splendid Isolation (including Patagonia)

Published on June 8, 2020

CNN Travel recently ran a feature story on eight great wilderness areas that inspire travelers with their splended isolation. And one of those eight is Patagonia, including a nod to our clients Cruce Andino and Fantástico Sur. Quotable quote: “The Patagonian region…

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Cruce Andino — More Than Just Lakes and Mountains

Published on June 4, 2020

Cruce Andino was born with the intention of uniting two neighboring countries (Chile and Argentina) with a journey across South America’s mountainous spine. Over the years the trip has transformed into a ecological quest and outdoor adventure that shouldn’t be missed. Route…

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Three Ways to Stay at Torres del Paine

Published on June 2, 2020

Reserva Cerro Paine offers three awesome accommodation choices in Patagonia’s Torres del Paine National Park: Hotel Las Torres A hotel that rekindles Reserva Cerro Paine’s history as a ranch, with different room options for that restful sleep you need, combined with the…

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Experience Guyana from Your Sofa

Published on May 25, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, international travel has become all but impossible leaving many with an intense case of wanderlust. That travel itch is longing to be scratched as avid travelers are pent up at home dreaming of their next…

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Pampering Yourself in Chile’s Iconic Park

Published on May 15, 2020

Before or after trekking the “W”  — or even if you´re exploring Torres del Paine by car or horse — pamper yourself at the historic Hotel Las Torres. Located inside the national park near the base of the granite towers, the wilderness…

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Flying An Airplane Right Through The Glass Ceiling

Published on May 13, 2020

Guyana’s First Female Pilots 1977 was a big year for the Guyana Defense Force. It was in that year that the force hired its first female pilots: Cheryl Pickering-Moore and Beverley Drake. “It was an exciting time in my life”, says Drake,…

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3 Reasons to Cross the Andes by Bike with Cruce Andino

Published on May 11, 2020

For anyone who loves cycling, crossing Andes by bike is a classic adventure. Do you know how many places you can cycle through the Andes between Chile and Argentina? Forty-three! That’s a huge number! But there’s only one crossing that offers the…

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Read All About It: Guyana Makes Another Travel List

Published on February 3, 2020

The Telegraph (UK): has named Guyana as one of  20 global destinations that travelers simply must visit in 2020. Quotable quote: “In a world so connected, it’s hard to imagine there are places still under the radar. But Guyana, a tangled mass…

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Las Torres Gears Up for the Summer Season

Published on September 15, 2018

As the southern hemisphere winter transforms into a wildflower-filled spring in Patagonia, Hotel Las Torres is already getting ready for the 2018-19 summer season. It’s not too late to reserve your spot on one of their all-inclusive programs that include accommodation, meals…

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Top 5 sights in Puerto Varas

Published on September 4, 2018

Before or after your Andes crossing with Cruce Andino, check out these top attractions in and around Puerto Varas, Chile. Puerto Varas is a picture-perfect town on the shore of Lake Llanquihue, with a backdrop of the snowcapped Calbuco and Osorno volcanoes….

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Read All About It: Peru’s Top Travel Spots

Published on August 28, 2018

South America Travel website posted a story about the top travel destinations in Peru — including the city of Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon. Quotable quote: “Iquitos City is an exotic destination in the Amazon Rainforest . . . This Peruvian port…

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Read All About It: Guyana River Expedition

Published on August 6, 2018

PetaPixel, the cool camera and photography website, ran a story about shooting a “world first expedition” on Guyana’s wild and scenic Essequibo River. Quotable quote: “The images I saw of where we were heading looked like something out of Jurassic Park and,…

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Top 5 Things to See and Do in Guyana

Published on August 4, 2018

Referred to as the “Land of Many Rivers,” Guyana boasts more than 600 miles of navigable waterways to explore, along with rapids, waterfalls, Atlantic beaches, and vast tropical jungle and savannahs brimming with a spectacular array of birds and iconic wildlife. Kaieteur…

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