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Written by Viator, May 2012
The Amazon Basin as a whole, and Iquitos in particular, is one of the world’s most attractive destinations for birders. They migrate here throughout the year in search of some 600 officially ...
Though the climate change debate remains contentious (in the USA, at least), there is at least one aspect of global warming that cannot be denied. Current conditions in the Brazilian rainforest are ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
Costa Rica is full of nature reserves and wildlife parks, but one of the most popular is the Carara National Park, an easy day trip just 2 hours drive from San Jose and a key attraction for cruise ...
Written by esmith, February 2013
In a country like Chile, with 3,000 miles of coastline, you might imagine a tropical paradise, palm-fringed, white-sand beaches with long stretches of sand. In a word, yes. And no. Chile has many ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2012
Close to the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula lies the laid-back, famously bohemian beach getaway of Montezuma. With its beautiful beaches, crashing waterfalls and colorful atmosphere, it’s a favorite ...
Written by Ernest White, February 2013
Mountain climbing in Ecuador is but one of many adventure activities offered in the northern stretch of the Andes, and climbing Cotopaxi is often featured on the bucket lists of backpackers from ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, June 2012
This sliver of paradise caught between the crashing waves of the
Pacific and beautiful blue waters of the Caribbean is a dream come true
for beach lovers. Costa Rica offers something for ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, February 2012
The subject and site of almost all the sloth videos in existence, including Cooke’s, is the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, also known as Aviarios del Caribe. Located just north of the mellow, ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, July 2011
It is an honor—but also a responsibility—for any nation to be
entrusted with the care of one of the most the most biodiverse,
ecologically sensitive, and globally important regions of the world. ...
Written by Panama Expert: Kevin, Panama, May 2012
We asked Kevin for his top activities for visitors to Panama, and here’s what he had to say... Editor's Note: This recommendation was taken from our Travel Blog . Visit his original post, ...
Written by Ernest White, March 2013
Cartagena might be the jewel of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, but that doesn’t mean that visitors to this gorgeous colonial city aren’t also interested in treasures that might be buried a little ...
The Amazon winds 6992 kilometers (4345 miles) through the South
American rainforest, connecting Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia,
Venezuela, Guyana, and of course Brazil
with its massive flow ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2011
Forbes magazine, the respected business biweekly, recently selected Costa Rica‘s Manuel Antonio National Park as one of the world’s most beautiful protected areas. With 7000 of the planet’s ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, December 2012
One of the most relaxing day trips from Medellin
is an excursion to El Penol. This popular outdoor destination is
located about 86km (53mi) northeast of Medellin proper, close to the
Written by Viator, May 2012
One of the best ways to experience the Amazon Basin is to hike right through it, appreciating the majesty of the towering trees and diversity of wildlife on a very human scale. Keep in mind, ...
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