Discover the snowy peaks, lakes and waterfalls of Ecuador’s little-visited Sangay National Park. Take a look at a map of Ecuador’s National Parks and you will find that a hefty section in the center of the country is taken up by the largely undiscovered Sangay National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage park includes two active […]
Who doesn’t love a penguin? They walk funny, they look like they are wearing tuxedoes and the good news is that you can see thousands of them in South America. Here we describe where to see penguins in South America; from north to south. Galapagos Penguin The little Galapagos Penguins can only be found on […]
Our Central America expert, Lou, spends her free time enjoying the life in the Nicaraguan cowboy area of Chontales. Lou recently visited the nearby Chontales Mountains to find out more about the small community of Santo Domingo. Here she gives us 5 good reasons why she loves it, and why you might want to consider […]
Both are set in stunning settings surrounded by forested peaks. Both are emblems of South America and both are famous for their lively and spirited inhabitants. Why combine Rio and Machu Picchu for your South American vacation? 1. You can’t miss Machu Picchu There is a good reason why Machu Picchu is so popular. The […]
This really was the holiday of a lifetime and thanks to expedition leader Hannah and her fantastic team was it was a magical experience. The scenery and wildlife were breathtaking and the history of polar exportation, and my hero Sir Ernest Shackleton in particular was vividly, brought to life. To be able to follow his journey and pay my respects to him at his graveside in South Georgia was very emotional and something I will never forget.
Lorraine traveled on Hebridean Sky. Find out more here.