Lake Titicaca’s Uros Islands, made entirely out of totora reeds, are home to the Uros tribe. The same reeds are also used by the residents of the islands to provide transport, sustenance and shelter.
We spoke to Senior Private Groups Consultant, Zoe Rees, about her recent trip to Bhutan. Zoe completed the 9-day Dragon Kingdom trip, returning to the Peregrine offices brimming with stories. Here, she shares some of her highlights:
"I weary of writing more about these buildings, because it seems to me that I shall not be believed if I write more ... I swear by God, in Whose power I am, that all I have written is the truth". Portuguese priest Francisco Álvares, circa 1520.
Two of Peregrine’s most popular leaders, Woody and Annie, have been helping our passengers make the most of their journeys for 10 years. Here, Woody takes time out of the pair's current Galapagos excursion to give us an update on the recently finished 2012-13 Antarctic season.
The driving force behind the Underwater Bait Setting Capsule, Dr. Graham Robertson, gives us the latest update on the project, which aims to help avoid thousands of needless albatross deaths each year.
Lying southeast of the Bay of Bengal, the coastal wonder of the Andaman Sea is one of Thailand’s lesser-promoted jewels.
Perched on the edge of the azure Caribbean ocean, on the astounding Maya Riviera, the ruins at Tulum are a true Mexican highlight.
The human race has a nasty habit of messing up the beautiful scenery, towns, cities and civilizations we’ve been gifted. In fact, we’re so good at getting angry with one another that since 1600BC, over 14,500 major wars have been fought. But after conflicts end, some countries do a rather fine job of picking themselves up, dusting themselves off and moving forward.
Travel is one of life's most inspiration-inducing undertakings. In every travel brochure, magazine, book or diary, you'll find countless cliched superlatives describing the world around us and the act of travel itself. From the poignant, to the witty to the tongue-in-cheek: here's a selection of some of our favourite travel quotes from over the years.
Fishing, boating and hiking: three of life’s simplest and purest pursuits. And one needs nothing more than the right tools, enough time and the perfect location to enjoy them to the fullest. Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, is the perfect location.