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Great Outdoors in South America

Chaparri Lodge, Peru.

The Backpacker

I love wildlife, but this was too close

Ben Groundwater You come to wildlife reserves to get close to the wildlife, but this was perhaps too close.

Chile

Life teems in lunar extremes

Woman floating in lagoon, Atacama Desert, Chile.

Ben Groundwater marvels at the beautiful desolation of Chile's Atacama Desert.

Bolivia

Flash in the pan

Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni.

Gemma Bowes explores the world's largest salt flat and nearby lakes and eco-lodge stays in Bolivia's south-west.

Ecuador

Where there's smoke ...

On Ecuador's high-altitude trail to an active volcano, Lydia Bell feels the ghostly presence of a majestic Inca past.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

The new seven wonders of nature

Iguazu Falls

Provisional results from a new global poll are in and the 'new' seven wonders of the world have been unveiled.

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Travellers Tips

Group tours

Adventures for groupies

Yellowstone National Park.

Great life experiences in far-flung destinations are in reach like never before, writes Belinda Jackson.

Map of South America

Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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