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#1/22
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4.714285
(8 comments)
It's as far from well-trodden Machu Picchu as you can get: Iquitos, deep in the Peruvian Amazon and 3,000km from the river's mouth. Fancy roast parrot, anyone? Believe me, that's tame…... read more »
#2/22
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Peru
Thinking of trekking Peru's Inca Trail? Find out how to prepare, what to pack and how to cope - and help maximise your chances of reaching Machu Picchu alive, healthy and (hopefully) smiling!... read more »
#3/22
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Brazil, Porto Alegre
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
If you're going to Brazil, make sure to head to the south of the country, where you can see stunning canyons and beautiful waterfalls and experience the life of the local gauchos ... read more »
#4/22
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Manaus
Trip type: Adventure
A trip up the Amazon in Brazil can be an exciting, safe and luxurious adventure. All you need is a good camera and enough mental energy to take it all in. The Indian guide comes in handy too...... read more »
#5/22
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Chile
Trip type: Adventure
Lakes, llamas and lunar landscapes - head to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile and you'll find one of the world's greatest adventure destinations... read more »
#6/22
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Machu Picchu
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
If a four-day mountain trek in Peru seems too much like hard work, try it with the help of locals, the psychological reward of Machu Picchu – and a fabulous hotel at the end. This is how I did it... read more »
#7/22
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Cusco
If you want to avoid the Inca Trail crowds on your way to Macchu Picchu, Peru, there is a more challenging way: try hiking up and down mountains and camping in the open on the Salkantay Trail... read more »
#8/22
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Iguazu, Iguassu, Iguaçu... however you spell their name, these awe-inspiring waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina can justifiably claim to be the most spectacular in the world... read more »
#9/22
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
If cruising makes you think casinos and cabarets, think again. Sailing to Antarctica is an unforgettable chance to visit one of the last unexplored destinations and the largest wilderness on earth... read more »
#10/22
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Destination: Argentina, Patagonia
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Patagonia, in Argentina's remote south, has desolate spaces and wicked mountain spires - and, topping the bill, the chance to take an enthralling trek across the top of Glacier Perito Moreno ... read more »
#11/22
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Uyuni, Colchani
It's not just the high altitude that will take your breath away at Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia. The world's largest salt flats make for a truly unearthly road trip ... read more »
#12/22
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Belem, Manaus, Amazon River
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Dolphins, storms, caimans, hammocks, knife-throwing: it may still be a tourist backwater, but there's nothing boring about journeys in the Brazilian Amazon... read more »
#13/22
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet... read more »
#14/22
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Parana, Curitiba, Morretes
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
For most of us, commuting by train is unpleasant. Not in the Brazilian state of Parana: the three-hour trip from Curitiba to Morretes just happens to snake through the breathtaking Atlantic rainforest... read more »
#15/22
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Manaus, Amazon River
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
Brazil's Manaus is the perfect place to begin your trip into the jungle. Once there, grab your camera, don your raincoat and bear witness to the array of ecological delights in the Amazon Rainforest... read more »
#16/22
Rating:
4
(8 comments)
Destination: Panama, Colombia
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
If the backpacker trail is getting too crowded, leave the land behind. For the same price as a flight you can sail from Panama to Columbia, visiting the achingly beautiful San Blas islands. Here's how... read more »
#17/22
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Cusco
Booking the Inca Trail through a UK operator is not the only way. Use a local company in Peru and you can save money – and the trail's future. Here, I explode the myths and tell you how to do it... read more »
#18/22
Rating:
3
(4 comments)
Canaima National Park is 30,000 km² of jungle, waterfalls, rivers and grassland in Southern Venezuela. Read my journey through the dramatic landscape travelling by canoe and sleeping in a hammock... read more »
#19/22
Rating:
3.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Huaraz
Trip type: Adventure
If you want to experience real Peru, see the culture and be amazed at this vast mountainous country, head north to Huaraz and trek the Huayhuash region... read more »
#20/22
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Deep in the jungle of Ecuador is a community-run, lakeside lodge in Yasuni National Park, a biosphere reserve where the local wildlife includes 568 species of birds... read more »
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