Alpacas in the Andes - Camels in South America -Tambo Travel

Are there camels in South America

There are no South American camels but there are certain species in South America that are closely related to camels. Interestingly camelids first evolved in North America and then spread out to various areas despite the strong association with the Middle East and Africa, this occurred some 45 million years ago. While the camels migrated […]

Elena Larkin Teotihuacan ruins Tambo Travel

Who is Elena Larkin?

Hola, I’m Elena Larkin, founder of Tambo Travel – a specialised travel agency in Twickenham, South-West London, creating personalised holidays and travel experiences to Latin America and the Polar Regions for discerning travellers. My ambition is for others to share my love for this fascinating continent – Latin America, its people, culture and its natural […]