Blog - Latin America

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.

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The Small Stuff aka Ant-tastic

Normally when we talk about our travels, we tend to focus on the big stuff – the large mammals, fearsome reptiles and brightly coloured birds – and it is all too easy to overlook the small stuff.

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Costa Rica Rules!

We’re delighted and hugely proud to announce a new addition! Over the past few months we’ve been beavering away behind the scenes and now we’re ready to unveil the fruit of our labours: https://www.

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Peru – Chachapoyas and the fortress of Kuelap

As we trudged the last few steps to summit the lofty ridge, Alfredo, my guide, noted casually that all a man needed here in Chachapoyas was a machete, Wellingtons and a horse.

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Peru’s Sacred Valley, Walking the Inca Trail.

It’s a long walk from the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the ancient citadel at Machu Picchu This famous Inca Trail takes you high above the Urubamba River into the mountains where the air is clear and fresh, though a little thin! And if the altitude doesn’t take your breath away the views certainly will, as you look out from trails with evocative names like Dead Woman’s Pass to the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes.

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Best place to see jaguars in the wild

Jaguars are the largest cats in the Western hemisphere, the third biggest of the cats after tigers and lions, and can be found across a range of habitats in South and Central America.

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Tips on coping with altitude in Peru

The first night for most travellers coming to Peru on holiday is Cusco It is the most well-known city in the Peruvian Andes, and in a great central situation for seeing Machu Picchu or travelling to the rainforest.

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Rainforest with the Huaorani

Recently some of our clients came back from a trip to the Ecuadorian rainforest  Patrick and Diana have travelled with Tribes previously, and this time wanted something unique in terms of a rainforest experience.

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