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Immerse yourself in Easter Island’s Tapati Rapa Nui Festival​​​​​​​

Immerse yourself in Easter Island’s Tapati Rapa Nui Festival​​​​​​​

With its mysterious giant stone statues, remote mid-ocean location and enigmatic culture, Easter Island is a mesmerizing year-round destination for anyone from Generation Curious. That said, there’s no better time to immerse yourself in Polynesian culture than the vibrant Tapati Rapa Nui Festival which takes place every February.
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Four ways to visit The End of the World

Four ways to visit The End of the World

Antarctica. Patagonia. Tierra del Fuego. The names alone are enough to unleash your inner explorer and make the hair on your neck stand on end. Read on to find out more about four of our favorite ways to experience the end of the world. Spoiler alert: all four choices feature untamed landscapes and awe-inspiring wildlife…
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A cruise into the Peruvian rainforest on the Amazon Star

A cruise into the Peruvian rainforest on the Amazon Star

At more than 4300 miles long, the Amazon river is the longest river in the world. It’s a fantastical place that’s part river, and part flooded forest that swarms with fresh water pink dolphins, flesh-eating piranhas and fish that resemble dinosaurs. It’s a place meant to be experienced from the water…Even better if that means boarding a floating hotel.
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Choosing your Antarctica ship

Choosing your Antarctica ship

​​​​​​​It doesn’t get more exotic or remote than Antarctica; land of icebergs and penguins and the modern world’s final frontier. The first (and most important) step of planning a luxury Antarctica cruise is deciding on a ship. We’ve done your homework for you and whittled it down to our four favorites…
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Hitting the Highlights in Rio de Janeiro

Hitting the Highlights in Rio de Janeiro

The combination of spectacular scenery, vibrant culture, and a remarkably modern and efficient public transportation system makes Rio de Janeiro one of the most exciting, authentic, and tourist-friendly cities in the world.
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4 ways to experience the Amazon rainforest

4 ways to experience the Amazon rainforest

With its mighty trees, menacing jaguars and majestic hummingbirds, the Amazon needs no introduction. But when you’re talking about a swath of land that encompasses nine different nations, generalization can be very dangerous. Here are four of our favorites in Peru, Brazil and Ecuador…
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When to visit Argentina’s incredible Peninsula Valdes

When to visit Argentina’s incredible Peninsula Valdes

​​​​​​​Peninsula Valdes, on Argentina’s desolate southern coast, is famous for its fascinating marine wildlife, which includes sea lions, penguins, walruses and elephant seals. But it is perhaps best known for being the spot where orcas (killer whales) willfully beach themselves while hunting sea lions at Playa Norte.
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When is the Best Time to Visit the Galapagos?

When is the Best Time to Visit the Galapagos?

The short answer? Any time. The Galapagos Islands are a year-round destination, and the best time to go depends on your particular preferences. Because Ecuador straddles the equator, seasons don’t vary drastically and the islands have numerous microclimates.
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Gateway to the glacier: Choosing your El Calafate lodge

Gateway to the glacier: Choosing your El Calafate lodge

El Calafate is a gateway to the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentine Patagonia. In keeping with its status as a major tourist destination, the area boasts a broad selection of hotels, lodges and estancias that range from perfectly comfortable to ineffably luxurious; from seamlessly modern to ruggedly authentic.
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What sets our Peru treks apart

What sets our Peru treks apart

​​​​​​​SA Expeditions was born in the mountains around Cusco and our Peru trekking tours remain at the core of our DNA. Regardless of which trek you choose you’re guaranteed a standard of comfort, professionalism and cultural awareness that goes above and beyond.
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