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Flying over the Nazca Lines

As the tiny 6 seater Cessna lifted off the runway, I began to feel nauseous. I’d heard that the flights over the Nazca lines could be a bit rough, but had never experienced air or motion sickness before, so thought all would be fine. I’d also never been in a small plane before and my stomach realised the reality of small aircraft travel as soon as we were airborne. My head kept telling my stomach to get over it and my eyes to stay open and on the lookout for those famous lines.

It...

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Con-salt your senses!

Opting to leave Peru for Bolivia the day before Peruvian Independence Day was perhaps not one of my smartest decisions. It appeared that the entire Peruvian Population who reside in Bolivia were making their way back over the boarder to get ready for the celebrations.  After resolving some issues with departure papers myself and my friend Clair were finally given the go ahead to cross the border on what should have been a quick three minute walk, however as soon as we stepped out of the...

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Tungurahua Volcano erupts just outside Baños

Tungurahua Volcano is still erupting today. Corina describes the first moment she saw the event.

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Getting wet in the Galapagos

Owen Denton visited the Galapagos and describes the highlights of the trip and his reasons for travelling with Tucan Travel.

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The Pantanal, Brazil.

Alvaro writes about what to expect on a trip deep in to the Pantanal Wetlands.

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Los Baños de Perú

Margaret travelled through Peru with her husband and her son, Owen, who was a Tour Leader for Tucan Travel.

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Caye Caulker and Rio Dulce

Kirstie writes about some of the highlights of her once in a lifetime tour!

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Videos

Rio Carnival 2014

Watch this amazing video taken by Tony of Rio Carnival to understand why you can’t miss out on Rio Carnival 2014

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Book Rio Carnival!

Rio Carnival is the biggest party in the world. It takes place every year between February and March, 40 days before Easter week. The celebration takes place throughout the country but the main party is in Rio de Janeiro.

The whole carnival takes place over a whole month. There are organized street parties called Blocos in different areas of Rio and private parties at every turn. People are on the streets in beautiful and sometimes skimpy costumes dancing the Samba.

The main...

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Visiting Iguassu Falls

Tour Leader in South America, Fabio describes the mighty Iguassu Falls and the power it holds in the region

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