Iguazu Falls given accolade of Outstanding Universal Value by UNESCO

During the latest session of the World Heritage Committee, held in Cambodia in late June, Iguazu Falls park was named Outstanding Universal Value by UNESCO. Iguazu National Park, one of the new seven wonders of the world, was honoured by UNESCO to be named outstanding universal value, i.e. an area of natural and cultural significance…

Garganta del Diablo waterfall at Iguazu Falls re-opens today after flooding

Authorities have now completed repairs to the walkways and viewing platforms at the most spectacular and popular of the waterfalls at Iguazu Falls, the Garganta del Diablo or Devil’s Throat waterfall. From 2:30pm (Argentine time) today, visitors will again be able to walk the walkways and enjoy the spectacular Devil’s Throat waterfall. Earlier, technicians from…

Top 5 reasons to visit Northern Argentina

Here at Look South Tours we are passionate about Northern Argentina and the wealth of natural and historical treasures it has for tourists to discover. Below we have listed our top 5 reasons why you should venture North of Buenos Aires to the beautiful Northern regions of Misiones and Corrientes on your next Argentine adventure….

Could this be the future for plane travel?

French airplane manufacturer, Airbus teamed up with UNESCO to invite aeronautics and engineering students from all over the world to develop their most innovative air travel ideas and compete to see who has the greatest potential to make the greatest changes to the air travel industry. The Airbus Fly Your Ideas competition, now in its…

EXCLUSIVE! Yerba Mate tours from £550 or US$862

Tour Activities: This tour will enable you to visit two regions of Northern Argentina – Corrientes and Misiones and discover their most famous sights and attractions and discover about these regions biggest export and industry – Yerba Mate. This tour package price will include 2-night’s accommodation. You will visit two of the most famous Yerba…

Venezuela’s dancing devils take to the streets for Corpus Christi

When the church bell tolls midday in Naiguata, a town on Venezuala’s Carribbean coast, the sound of drums emanates and residents appear dressed in devil costumes and pour into the main square. For hours, they wait dressed in their colourful costumes under the sun for their turn to pay their penance. Participants kneel down and…

6 night Iguazu Falls and Ibera wetlands tour from just £1,708

Discover paradise from just £1,708 with a 6 night tour of Iguazu Falls and Ibera wetlands.For more details and to book, please email looksouth@thepolera.co.uk Further details: Tour operator: Irupe Lodge & Tours Look South Tours Room prices: April to December 2013 (regular dates only) Superior room: £1,780 per person Standard room: £1,708 per person N.B….