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  • Planning an Amazon vacation

    Planning an Amazon vacation
    It's easier than you think, and you should be able to do it for about $3,000, including a flight from the U.S. and staying at a good ecolodge. You need to be moderately physically fit and be able to climb stairs and walk well on uneven surfaces and muddy trails. Here are the main choices for exotic fun:
  • Spirited Traveller: Santiago's pisco makes tipplers tremble

    Spirited Traveller: Santiago's pisco makes tipplers tremble
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Here's a tip for the thirsty traveller: Both Chile and Peru make tasty variations on the grape brandy known as pisco. Try both if you can. But wherever you are, pretend that your host country's pisco is the only one for you. In...

    Amazon basin cruise

    Amazon basin cruise
    It's 9 a.m. and the piranhas aren't biting. No matter. Our skiff is backed up to a banana tree in the flooded Amazon River basin of Peru on this warm and sunny morning, and pink dolphins are putting on a show a few feet in front of us. Yes, pink dolphins,...

    History lives in the Yucatán

    History lives in the Yucatán
    YUCATÁN PENINSULA, Mexico — What's the Mexican drug-war body count now? 47,000? Ever since the killings began to escalate in late 2006, I've been visiting the country less and choosing spots more carefully. But the Yucatán Peninsula was an easy...

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Colon and Cristobal, Panama

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Colon and Cristobal, Panama
    Most people, when they think of Panama, come up with Panama hats (although these well-known hats are really made in Ecuador) and, of course, they associate the country with the Panama Canal, a modern-day marvel connecting the Caribbean Sea to the...