South America Travel Sitemap - Page 18 2015-05-25

Interior Region of Colombia
Tourism, attractions, sightseeing, geography, sports and recreation for the interior, the llanos, of Colombia.

Country Profile for Brazil
Profiles from various sources, demographics, travel issues and warnings, consulate information, embassies, communications, safety concerns, and related information you should know as you travel to and within the country.

Gauchos of South America
The Gauchos of South America - anderers of the Pampas, romantic figures, hard-working horsemen, men of myth and historical significance of land development throughout Argentina, Uruguay and southern Brazil.

Unesco Cultural Properties in South America
These properties on the World Heritage List for South America range from pre-historic petroglyphs to modern cities, consrvation areas, natural phenomenon, wildlife conservztion efforts and historical sites.

Curico, San Carlos, Talca, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Curico San Carlos, Talca, and Linares, Chile from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Darien Gap of Panama and Colombia
Travel resources, history, photos, travel warnings, dangerous areas of the Darien Gap of Panama and Colombia: 125 miles of thick jungles, tortuous rivers, rugged mountains, and marshy swamp marking the borders of Panama and Colombia. The Pan-American Highway stretches some 17,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina, and is yet to be completed across the Darien Gap.

History, Myths and Mysteries of Easter Island
Descriptions of the island, geography, maps, background and culture, music, photos, legends, myths, theories and the enduring questions of the Moais.

Elqui Valley
Near La Serena, the valley is the meeting place of two rivers, Claro and Turbio to form the Elqui river. Here the clear skies and fresh, dry climate are ideal settings for astronomical centers, pisco muscat grape vineyards and UFO fans. Sights, attractions, Pisco, observatories, places to stay and dine in the scenic Elqui Valley.

Film Festivals in South America
Film festivals for adults and children, with genres, dates, locations and other pertinent information.

Myths, Folklore, Magic and Monsters of South America
South American folklore has its share of mythical creaters, monsters, ghosts, unexplained mysteries, folk tales and magic.

Huaraz, Peru
Huaraz, in Peru's Cordillera Blanca, is the base for exploring, climbing and hiking the cordillera. Mountains, places to stay and eat, sports and recreational opportunities, photos and maps for Huaraz and the Parque Nacrional Huascaran.

Iquique, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Iquique, Chile

La Serena, Coquimbo and Los Vilos, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in La Serena Coquimbo and Los Vilos, Chile

South American Locations for Film and Television
These locations are well-known in the world of cinema, televisions programs and documentaries, thanks to the efforts of location scouts and location services.

Reviews of Latin American Films
Reviews offer opinions, suggestions and commentaries.

Osorno and Pucon, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Osorno and Pucon, Chile

Sightseeing and Sports in the Peruvian Andes
Things to do and see in Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Yucay Valley, Huancavelica, Huancayo, Huascaran, Cajamarca, Abancay and Puno include tours, treks, and sports.

Trujillo, Peru
Tourism, attractions, accommodations, food and drink, art and culture, sports and recreation plus practical facts.

Petrohue, Chile
Northeast of Puerto Monnt, Petrohue is on Lake Todos Los Santos, and the departure point for Peulla and the Lake Crossing. Petrohue River attracts river rafters for its rapids and challenges. Attractions, places to stay and eat, sports and photos of the scenic region.

Places to Stay in Punta del Este, Uruguay
Punta del Este Uruguay beaches hotels resorts Places to Stay in Punta del Este hotels accommodations

Profile of Antarctica
Profiles from various sources, demographics, travel issues and warnings, consulate information, embassies, communications, safety concerns, and related information you should know as you travel to and within the continent.

Puerto Varas, Chile
Accommodations, sightseeing, geography, art and entertainment and more specific information

Puno, Peru
Articles, maps, guided tours and resources for tourism, sightseeing, geography, art and entertainment, sports and recreation for Puno, the Peruvian gateway to Lake Titicaca and the Folkloric Capital of Peru.

Art and Culture of Quito, Ecuador
Art and culture, language programs, cuisine, nightlife, museums, sports and recreation, education and related cultural resources for Quito, Ecuador.

Plan Your Trip to Quito, Ecuador
Tourism, attractions, accommodations, newspapers, online guides, cyber cafes and sightseeing in Quito.

Rancagua , El Teniente and Pichilemu, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Rancagua, El Teniente and Pichilemu, Chile

El Teniente - Sewell, Chile
The mining camp of El Teniente, now a property of CODELCO, was originally owned and operated by Braden Copper Company. The mine is one of the deepest in the world and while the camp is now different, it holds a rich and varied history.

Plan Your Trip to Suriname
Tourism, accommodations, practical facts, weather, and tours.

Latin American Televison - Programs and Personalities
evision channels, programs, personalities, and general information.

Temuco and Villarica, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Temuco, Valdivia and Villarica, Chile

The Amazing Race Episodes in South America
This enduring and always fast-paced reality adventure show has contestants traveling around the world, discovering clues, tracking down destinations and racing against time to overcome all obstacles and win the grand prize. The contestants from a number of series have competed against each other in various South American locales. Keep track of their adventures here.

The Mole in South America
Beginning in Chile and moving on to locations in Argentina, the players and host of the reality adventure show called The Mole, gather to overcome numerous obstacles, identify the player sabotaging the game, and win a substantial cash prize.

Moais, History, Myths and Mysteries
Early explorations, history, the moais, legends, myths, RongoRongo, Rapa Nui syndrome and perplexing theories about Easter Island.

Tours and Cruises to Antarctica
Portions of Antarctica are becoming popular with travelers wanting something extra special and a trip of a lifetime. Cruise ships and tours navigate the waters of Antarctica and stop at several destinations of historical import and to view the wildlife.

Urubamba - Sacred Valley of the Incas
The Urubamba river flows through a narrow, winding valley from east of Pisac to Ollantaytambo at the western end of the valley. Specatcular views and sites of interest make this a desired Peruvian attraction.

Interor Region of Uruguay
Tourismm, attractions, sightseeing, accommodations, food and drink, sports and recreation, plus practical information for the internal regions of the country.

Valdivia, Chile
Accommodations, sightseeing, geography, art and entertainment and more specific information for Valdivia and surrounding area.

Vicuña and Ovalle, Chile
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Vicuña and Ovalle, Chile

Videos about Latin America
These videos are part educational, part travelogue, part social commentary, and always a treat to the eye.

Survivor Guatemala
Enjoy the 11th series of this wildly popular reality CBS television show with background information about Guatemala, the Mayan ruins and history, Survivor cast details, episode recaps, maps and photos. Who will outlast, outwit and outplay the other contestants to win one million dollars?

Argentina Media
Newspapers, radio, television and internet usage in Argentina

Chaco of Bolivia
The southeastern corner of Bolivia is nothing like the other regions. This area is a continuation of the Gran Chaco of Paraguay and is a flat territory of scrubland, thorny trees and is relatively uninhabited. The area is a haven for wildlife and native flora and was in dispute with Paraguay during the Chaco War.

Che Guevara
Che Guevara was born in Argentina in 1928. He trained as a physician before becoming involved in social issues, leading to his conversion to communism and his going to Cuba where he became Fidel Castro’s chief lieutenant. Since his death in Bolivia, Che has become a cult figure.

Eva Peron
Eva Duarte de Peron, called Evita, wife of Argentine President Juan Peron, died in 1952, her memory and accomplishments linger on, in photos, biographies, museums, music, and memories.

Jose de San Martin
Revered as Argentina's greatest hero, San Martín was also Liberator of Chile and Protector of Peru. Called Knight of the Andes and Santo de la Espada, he is also the subject of one of history's unsolved mysteries.

Shopping in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is known for its shopping. Dressing well is important, and visitors to the city will find abundant shopping choices in and around Calle Florida and the large shopping malls. High quality leather goods, designer fashions and tax-free shopping at certain stores, attract international visitors.

Barranquilla
Barranquilla is a major port on the Caribbean and known for its Carnaval.

Madidi National Park
Madidi is a national park in the upper Amazon river basin in Bolivia. Resources for Park environment, places to stay, activities, trekking, ecolodges, flora and faua.

San Martin de Los Andes
In Neuquén province of Argentina, San Martín de los Andes is a favorite spot to relax among lakes, trees and a welocming atmosphere.

Ski Resorts in Argentina
These resorts are nestled on the Argentine side of the Andes and provide thrills and challenges to skiers and snowboarders of all levels.

Ski Resorts in Chile
These ski and snowboarding centers are located in central and southern Chile, and offer world-class skiing and snowboarding to experts and beginners.

Travelogues
Commentaries, journals, feature articles, photos and personal opinions of travelers to South America, from Bonnie Hamre, your Guide to South America

War of the Pacific
Called the Guerra del Pacifico, this 1879-1883 conflict involved Chile, Bolivia, Peru, and resulted in Chilean annexation of valuable disputed territory on the Pacific.

Cartagena, Colombia
The old walled city and fortress repelled invaders and pirates in its early days. Now it welcomes visitors to its colonial charm, energetic nightlife and nearby attractions. Enjoy the photos and plan a visit of your own.

Rentals in Argentina
Apartments, flats, short or long term rentals, leases, seasonal rentals, temporary housing for travelers or businesspeople, sublets, rooms to rent, and condos in Buenos Aires and other locations.

Rentals in Brazil
Apartments, flats, short or long term rentals, leases, seasonal rentals, temporary housing for travelers or businesspeople, sublets, rooms to rent, and condos in Rio de Janeiro and other locations.

Rentals in Chile
Apartments, flats, short or long term rentals, leases, seasonal rentals, temporary housing for travelers or businesspeople, sublets, rooms to rent, and condos in Santiago and other locations.

Rentals in Peru
Apartments, flats, short or long term rentals, leases, seasonal rentals, temporary housing for travelers, students or businesspeople, sublets, rooms to rent, and condos in Lima and other locations.

Survivor 18 - Tocantins
Sixteen North Americans from different walks of life are in one of the most desolate and unforgiving places in Brazil: Tocantins. Located deep within the central highlands of the country, Tocantins has one of the harshest climates with temperatures topping one-hundred twenty degrees. Each is there for the chance to be the Sole Survivor.

Survivor 6 - The Amazon
Survivor 6, the first series set in South America, had the players competing among themselves and the Amazon for the million dollar Sole Survivor prize.

Survivor 7 - Pearl Island
Who will outwit, outplay, and outlast all others in the Pearl Islands? Episode recaps, players, challenges and results from the first series filmed in the Pearl Islands of Panama.

Orinoco River
The third-longest river in South America, the Orinoco is between 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410–2,735 km) long, from its source near the Brazilian border in the south of the country to its wide, flooded delta on the northeast coast. Tours, geography, description, things to see and do, maps, pictures, fishing, environmental issues and related resources about the Orinoco River.

Recipes from Bolivia
Avocados and papayas from the Coroico Valley are typical fruits grown in the tropical regions of Bolivia. They are balanced by the Andean cuisine of potatoes, including frozen potatoes called chuño, corn, grains and spicy dishes.

Recipes from Colombia
Colombia cooking calls for local fruits and vegetables, seafood, and of course, coffee!

Recipes from Ecuador
Tropical fruits, seafood, Andean potatoes, plus roasted cuy (guinea pig) or tronquito (bull penis soup) for the adventurous.

Recipes from Paraguay
Corn, manioc or cassava, yerba maté, tropical fruits and vegetables are staples of Paraguayan cuisine.

Recipes from Peru
Peru gave the potato to the world, and Peruvians use many varieties in their cuisine, as well as tropical fruits and vegetables.

Puerto Montt
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Puerto Montt, Chile

Sir Ernest Shackleton
Sir Ernest Shackleton led an incredible thousand mile open boat journey across the treacherous Southern Ocean after losing his ship to the crushing ice floes of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. Books and films have covered the amazing story of the Endurance, but there is much more to admire about Shackleton. Browse these accunts of his epic journey, biographies, tales of the man and his crew.

South America for Visitors - Photo of the Week - 02/18/2007
Typical of the accommodations in the Ecuadorian rainforest,[R]this hotel in Mindo appears to have grown out of the lush greenery.

Huara, Tarapaca y Pisagua Photo Gallery
Photographs of Huara, Tarapaca y Pisagua and the fiest of La Tirana in northernChile, to accompany an article written by Clarence Fisk as part of his Cronicas de un Chileno..., entitled Viaje Por El Desierto De Huara, Tarapaca y Pisagua

Huara, Tarapaca y Pisagua Photo Gallery
Photographs of Huara, Tarapaca y Pisagua and the fiest of La Tirana in northernChile, to accompany an article written by Clarence Fisk as part of his Cronicas de un Chileno..., entitled Viaje Por El Desierto De Huara, Tarapaca y Pisagua

Colombia's National Parks - Cordillera de los Picachos Parque nacional Cordillera de los Picachos, one of Colombia's National Parks
content descriptions, wildlife reserves, cordillera, parque nacional, sanctuaries, national parks, maps, south america, colombia, meta, photos

Colombia's National Parks - Sierra Nevada de Santa MartaSierra Nevada de Santa Marta, one of Colombia's National Parks
sierra nevada de santa marta, parque nacional sierra nevada, santa marta colombia, content descriptions, sierra nevada, wildlife reserves, sanctuaries, national parks, maps, south america, meta, photos

Colombia's National Parks - El TuparroParque nacional El Tuparro, one of Colombia's National Parks
content descriptions, wildlife reserves, parque nacional, sanctuaries, national parks, maps, south america, colombia, meta, photos

Views of Punta Arenas, Chile
Photograph of Punta Arenas in Chile's Patagonia/Magallanes from your expert guide to South America.

Colombia's National Parks - Catatumbo-BariCatatumbo-Bari, one of Colombia's National Parks
catatumbo, content descriptions, wildlife reserves, parque nacional, sanctuaries, national parks, bari, maps, south america, colombia, meta, photos

Copihues of Chile
Copihues, the national flower of Chile from your expert guide to South America.

Lauca National Park, Chile
Photographs of Lauca National Park in Chile's Norte Grande from your expert guide to South America.

Lauca National Park, Chile
Photographs of Lauca National Park in Chile's Norte Grande from your expert guide to South America.

Lauca National Park, Chile
Photographs of Lauca National Park in Chile's Norte Grande from your expert guide to South America.

Views of Punta Arenas, Chile
Photograph of Punta Arenas in Chile's Patagonia/Magallanes from your expert guide to South America.

Galapagos Islands Photo Gallery
Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands Photo Gallery includes these[R]pictures of island scenes, plus links to more resources and information about the Galapagos islands.

South America Travel - Quick Tip
Quick Tip document index for the About.com South America Travel GuideSite

Advertising Opportunities at About South America for Visitors
Advertising Opportunities at About South America for Visitors.

Buenos Aires Four Stars and Up Hotels
Buenos Aires, the sophisticated and cosmopolitan capital of Argentina, has more than its share of upscale, luxury hotels. Some belong to large chains, other are boutique hotels. All offer top services, amenities, personalized charm and more to comfort and pamper the business or leisure traveler. Select your choice of lodging from this list.

Recommended Restaurants in Montevideo, Uruguay
Uruguay reflects European traditions in some of its cuisine, as well as influences from neighboring countries. Like Argentina to the south, Uruguay's parrillas are popular eating places, where meat and seafood are tradtionally prepared and served. Dining in Montevideo is late, so grab a snack if you can't wait until nine or later to dine.

Popular Cities in Argentina
These popular cities in Argentina attract business and leisure travelers for their variety of attractions, sports activities, fabulous scenery, charm and business and recreational facilities.

Popular Cities in Brazil
These popular cities share something in common: they are all excellent examples of Brazil's varied regions, attractions and culture in large cities and favorite beach resorts.

Popular Cities in Colombia
These popular cities highlight two of Colombia's most scenic areas, the coasts on the Pacific and the Caribbean, and the Andes. Colonial charm, modern cities and beach resorts with access to archeological ruins add to visitor's delight.

Places to Stay at Iguazu Falls
Touring the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, on the borders of Brazil and Argentina on the Iguazu river is best done in at least two days. Here are some places to stay on either the Brazilian or Argentine side of the falls.

Ecuadorian Photo Gallery
Photographs of Rio Napo in Ecuador's Andes Region from[R]Bonnie Hamre, your expert guide to South America.

Inca Photo Gallery: Pisaq - South America for Visitors - Net Links
Photos of Choquequirao in Peru from Bonnie Hamre, your About.com Guide to South America for Visitors

Paraguay Holidays and Festivals
National Holidays and Festivals observed in Paraguay from Bonnie Hamre

Sacsayhuaman, Peru
Photograph of Sacsayhuaman in the Peruvian Andes from[R]Bonnie Hamre, your expert guide to South America.

Chile Travel Planner
Everything you need to know to plan a trip to Bolivia[R] includes top attractions, accommodations, transportation, tours, maps, geography, articles,[R] features, history, sightseeing and resources to learn about Argentina. Bonnie Hamre is your [R] specialist guide to Bolivia and South America.

Iguazu Falls Photo Gallery
Photographs of Iguazu Falls, on the border between Brazil and Argentina, include this view of Argentine Falls.

Iguazu Falls Photo Gallery
Multiple views of Iguazu Falls, called Foz do Iguaçu[R]in Brazilian, and Cataratas del Iguazú in Spanish, taken from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides of the falls.

Ecuador About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information written by your Guide, Bonnie Hamre

Bold and the Beautiful Updates - July 2003


Mesopotamia Accommodations and Food
Places to stay and eat in the region in Mesopotamia and Northeast Argentina from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Mesopotamia Sights and Sports
Things to do for fun and entertainment in the region in Mesopotamia and Northeast Argentina from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Argentina Pampas Food and Drink
Food, drink, restaurants, cuisine and recipes in the Pampas of Agrentina, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Argentina Pampas Accommodations
Places to stay and eat in the Pampas region of Argentina, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South Smerica

About Paraguay
Articles, features, guided tours and more information written by your Guide, or her colleagues

Paraguay Tours, Tour Operators and Tourism
Tours, tour operators and tourism in Paraguay compiled Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Paraguay Touring
Tours, tour operators and tourism in Paraguay with Bonnie Hamre, your Guide to South America

About South American Culture
Appreciating Latin American culture, customs, traditions, language, holidays, literature and more with Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Coastal Regions of Uruguay
Things to do and see, places to eat, drink and shop in Montevideo, Punta del Este, Chuy, Maldonado, Piriapolis and Colonia del Sacramento along the coasts of Uruguay, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Airports of South America
Airports, DBP Codes, Plus Codes, facilities, flight information and weather for South American airports, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Argentina About
Articles about Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Nahuel Huapi and Bariloche, dinosaur fossils, travel, guided tours and more information about Argentina written by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Chile About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information about Chile written by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Colombia Andes Geography
Maps, photos and weather of the Andes region of Colombia compiled by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Guyana About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information written about Guyana by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Mesopotamia Geography and History
Maps, weather, climate, photos, descriptions and historical references for Mesopotamia and the Northeast of Argentina from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Argentina Pampas Entertainment
Art, culture, education, media entertainment and sports in the Pampas from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Salvador de Bahia Geography and History
Maps, photos, descriptions and historical references for Salvador de Bahia, Brazil from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Suriname About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information about Suriname from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information written by your Guide, guests, or colleagues about Uruguay from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Paraguay Sports and Recreation
Soccer, surfing, racing and other sports and recreational opportunities in Uruguay, compiled by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Coast Sports and Recreation
Things to do for fun and recreation, plus useful information about Montevideo, Punta Del Este, Chuy, Maldonado, Piriapolis, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguayfrom Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Interior Accommodations and Food
Places to stay and eat in Salto, Paysandu, Termas de Guyaviyu and other locations in the interior of Uruguay from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Venezuela About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information about Venezuela from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

About Bolivia
Articles, features, guided tours and more information about Bolivia, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Bolivia Amazon Sights and Sports
Things to do for fun and recreation while visiting the Amazon rain forest and the lowlands of Bolivia with Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Colombia About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information written about Colombia by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Cuyo Accommodations, Food and Drink
Accommodations, food and dining in the Cuyo and the Andean Northwest of Argentina from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Argentina Pampas Geography and History
Maps, climate, photos, geography and historical references for the Pampas of Argentina from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Useful Publications about South America
Travel guides, recommended reading, printed material and other practical information to help plan your trip to South America, compiled by your expert Guide.

Uruguay Coasts Geography and Weather
Maps, climate and weather for Montevideo, Punta del Este, Chuy, Maldonado, Piriapolis, and Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Coasts Geography and Weather - page 2 of 2
Maps, climate and weather for Montevideo, Punta del Este, Chuy, Maldonado, Piriapolis, and Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

UruguayGeography, Weather and History
Maps, photos, descriptions, weather and historical resources for Uruguay from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Interior Sights and Sports
Things to do and see while visiting Salto, Paysandu, Termas de Guyaviyu and the interior regions of Uruguay with Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Interior Sights and Sports - page 2 of 2
Things to do and see while visiting Salto, Paysandu, Termas de Guyaviyu and the interior regions of Uruguay with Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Brazil Articles, features, guided tours
Original articles, features, guided tours and more information written by your Guide, Bonnie Hamre or a guest author

Colombia Andes News and Current Events
Media and dangerous places in the Andes region of Colombia compiled by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Colombia Andes Sightseeing
Things to do and see while visiting Medellin, Cali, Boyacá and other locations in the Colombian Andes compiled by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Cuyo Geography and History
Maps, photos, descriptions, climate and historical references for Cuyo and the Andean Northwest of Argentina, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Cuyo Sights and Sports
Things to do for fun and recreation include skiing, rafting and trekking, sports and recreation in the Cuyo and the Andean Northwest of Argentina from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Environment and Nature
Understanding Latin American geography, nature and environment and wildlife with Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Falklands Islands , Islas Malvinas, South Sandwich Islands, South Georgia
Articles, features, guided tours and more information written about the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Sandwich Islands by your guide, Bonnie Hamre

French Guiana About
Articles, features, guided tours and more information about French Guiana written by your Guide, Bonnie Hamre

Peru About
Explore Machu Picchu, the Nazca lines, Copper Canyon, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Inca Trail, Lake Titicaca, Tambopata Reserved Zone, Lima, Cuzco, and the rest of spectacular Peru with Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Regions
Articles, features, guided tours and resources, including accommodations, sightseeing, geography, art and entertainment and more specific information, about the coasts and the interior of Uruguay, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Regions - page 2 of 2
Articles, features, guided tours and resources, including accommodations, sightseeing, geography, art and entertainment and more specific information, about the coasts and the interior of Uruguay, from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Uruguay Interior Geography and Weather
Geographical and climate resources for the interior of Uruguay from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Chile Chillan Concepcion and Los Angeles
Accommodations, art and culture, food and dining, sightseeing, sports, tours, history and geography in Chillan, Concepcion and Los Angeles, Chile from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Top Picks for Gear for Adventure Travelers
Adventure travel to South America demands good gear. See the following suggestions from your guide to South America for Visitors.

Top Picks for Music from South America - Popular Artists
Popular music from South America includes selections[R]from old favorites, new trends and various popular artists, including Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony,[R] Enrique Iglesias, Jaci Velasques, Juanes, Paulina Rubio, Carlos Ponce, Luis Miguel,[R] and Shakira.

Travel Professionals - Free services from South America for Visitors
Travel agents and other professionals: Use our resources, forum, and chat room to serve your customers better. Free services from your About.com Guide.

Map of ArgentinaMap of Argentina
Map of Argentina.

Brazil Attractions and Favored Destinations
Top attractions, favored destinations, and perhaps a secret spot or two in Brazil, brought to you by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

People of South America
Photos of people living in South America, at[R] work, at leisure, at play.

Accommodations, Sightseeing, Geography for the Interior of Colombia
Accommodations, sightseeing, geography, art and entertainment and more specific information for the interior regions of Colombia from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Ecuador Food, Drink, Nightlife Shopping
Restaurants, cuisine,recipes nightlife, markets and shopping opportunities in Ecuador from Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Falkland Islands Sightseeing
Things to do and see while you are in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Sandwich Islands from your guide, Bonnie Hamre

Santiago Art and Culture
Libraries, museums, theater, art, language, education and related cultural resources in Santiago, Chile from Bonnie Hamre your guide to South America

South America Travel - TopPicks
An index of TopPicks for the South America Travel guide site.

Uruguay Literature
Information and resources about Uruguayian poets and authors

South America - In the News
What's happening this week in South America? Check the news stories brought to you each week by Bonnie Hamre, your guide to spectacular South America

Talk to Me, Now
Heres how you can talk to Bonnie Hamre, your guide to South America

Puzzle One Solution to Word Search
Puzzle One Solution to Word Search to this entertaining[R]word travel puzzle about countries of South America.

Andean Northwest Regions of Argentina
Things to do and see, plus places to stay and eat during your visit to Cuyo, Tucuman, Mendoza, San Juan, San Luis, La Rioja, Catamarca, Jujuy,and the western portions of Salta, Santiago del Estero provinces and the Gran Chaco.

Mendoza and Mendoza Province, Argentina
Sightseeing, attractions, tourism, photo galleries, maps, lodgings and practical facts for this area in Argentina's Andean northwest.

Things to Do and See in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Buenos Aires is a city with deep anchors to the past and the ethnic and cultural heritages of its residents, but it is also the center of business, government and progressive development. Called the "Paris of the South," Buenos Aires is sophistication, sensual, and filled with things to do and see.

Visit Paraiba and Piauí, Brazil
Paraíba state has an interesting if unsettling past. Indigenous people lived in the area long before the Portuguese arrived and did not take kindly to them. The coastline in the state of Paui isn't very long, but the beaches are wonderful. The capital, Teresina, was named for Brazilian Empress Teresa Cristina Maria, but now the city has a definite middle Eastern flavor in the names of its streets and hotels.

Cali, Colombia
Attractions, tourism, sightseeing, geography, history, art, culture, sports, recreation and practical facts about Cali, the largest city in southwestern Colombia.

Places to Stay in Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena is one of Colombia's most visited destinations with tourists who come to enjoy the history, the sights, the weather and nightlife. Plan to stay several days, to enjoy the colonial period, the modern city and the fashionable seaside resort of Colombia's second port. Choose one of the these hotels to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Things to Do and See in Cartagena, Colombia
Plan to spend several days in Cartagena, also known as Cartagena de Indias, Colombia's fascinating Caribbean resort and most popular attraction. History and nightlife, beaches and churches, a walled city and colonial architecture make it a living museum, perfect for honeymoons, family vacations and adult adventures.

Things to Do and See in Bogota, Colombia
Bogota has much to offer the visitor, from the center of the historic district, to ample parks and amusement centers, shopping, churches, museums, walks, and of course, restaurants and nightlife.

Things to Do and See in Colombia
Colombia is the only country in South America with coasts on the Pacific and Caribbean. It's a spectacularly beautiful country, with the Andes, beaches, colonial cities and archaeological treasures to delight the business or leisure traveler.

Countries and Territories of South America - Argentina to Ecuador
Ranging from tropical beaches to snow-clad mountain peaks, the countries of South America offer the traveler a splendid choice of scenery, culture, festivals, sports and recreational activities for single travelers or family groups, cosmopolitan cities and tiny villages, crowded resorts and vast plains, plus a tremendous variety of wildlife and attractions. Look through an array of resources for attractions, cities, regions, culture, geography, history, maps, when to go and how to get there advice, plus a rich assortment of travel articles about Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

Popular Cities in South America
These cities in South America are popular because in many cases they are points of entry, capital cities, representative of their countries or distinctive for particular attractions. Each has its own charm and ambiance.

Countries of South America - Falkland Islands to Venezuela
From the cold and windy Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas to spectacular Angel Falls in Venezuela, these countries of South America offer the traveler picture perfect scenery, culture, festivals, sports and recreational activities for single travelers or family groups, large cities or out-of-the way villages, sophisticated resorts and archaeological treasures, plus a tremendous variety of wildlife and attractions. Enjoy these resources for attractions, cities, regions, culture, geography, history, maps, when to go and how to get there advice, plus a rich assortment of travel articles about the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Crime Against Tourists in Latin America
Crime is a world-wide activity. When it happens to a tourist, it may or may not be publicized. Here are some events that were noted. All are tragedies, some are cautionary events.

International Adoption from South American Countries
Requirements for adoption of children by foreigners vary by South American country

Directors, Writers, Producers, Photographers, etc. in Latin American Films
Directors, writers, producers, photographers and other technical professionals associated with Latin American filmmaking.

Popular Tours in and Around Quito, Ecuador
Popular Tours in and Around Quito, Ecuador include city tours by day and by night, museums, straddling the equator at the Mitad del Mundo monument, Otavalo market and a refreshing visit to Papallacta spa and thermal springs.

Entertainment in Rio de Janerio
Day and night suggestions for enjoying your stay in Rio de Janiero include nightclubs, shopping, sightseeing suggestions and other enjoyable activities

Explorers and Adventurers of South America
From Christopher Columbus to Theodore Roosevelt, explorers discovered and ventured deep into the unknown and spectacular reaches of South America. Some looted their way through, others carefully noted landmarks, wildlife, and culture.

Guatemala for Visitors
In Central America, Guatemala welcomes visitors who enjoy an ecological experience, ancient ruins, and a vivid culture.

Hotels in Mendoza, Argentina
Mendoza is the capital of Mendoza province, part of the Cuyo region of western Argentina. Known for the wineries, the Andes, including Cerro Aconcagua, this area is a favorite with business and leisure travelers who come for the wine and the recreational activities. Many of the hotels listed here organize wine tours and sport adventures.

Other Countries and Regions of Latin America
Latin America encompasses the countries and regions south of the US/Mexico border, all the way down through Central America to the tip of the Straits of Magellan. In the Caribbean, the hispanic influences shared by these countries are evident in several island nations. Resources for travel, tours, travel planning, history and geography, wildlife, maps, photos and items of interest are found here.

Panama
Not geographically part of South America, Panama shares many of the same attributes, culture and attractions that draw visitors to Latin America. Sharing a border with Colombia, Panama was once part of that country. Attractions, beaches, tours, sports, birding, cities, places to stay and eat, and more information for the visitor to this narrow country.

Trilenium Casino Review
Trilenium Casino, advertised as the largest entertainment and casino center in Latin America is located in the popular resort area of Tigre in the Parana river delta, with easy access from Buenos Aires and all the attractions of the area.

Things to Do and See in Lima, Peru
Lima is more than a city to rush through on your way to other destinations in Peru. It is a city rich in culture and things to do and see. Here you can tour the museums displaying the history and anthrologogy of the past, the richness of the Inca empire, the many regional varieties of the country, plus enjoy the neighboring beaches and sports, plus a zoo where you can see many of the country's wildlife up close. Enjoy Lima!

Buenos Aires Three Star Hotels
Buenos Aires, the sophisticated and cosmopolitan capital of Argentina, has more than its share of hotels. Some belong to large chains, and services vary by hotel and location, but all the hotels listed here will handle the business or leisure traveler. Select your choice of lodging from this list.

Guide and Assorted Books about South America
There are dozens of fine guide and travel books written by and for visitors to South America. Here you'll find some books covering South America as a whole, some brand new issues, some old favorites.

Plan Your Trip to South America
Plan your trip to South America from choosing your destination to packing your bags, with information about required documents, health and safety, tours and specialized travel, reservation help, and travel and packing tips.

Rafting in South America
Rafting, rivers, tours, whitewater rafting, and other sports related information.

Spanish Language Software Programs
These selections are from Transparent Language, offering a complete line of language learning software, including video immersion environments, flashcard tools, translation dictionaries and reference sets, and audio courses for adults and children.

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La Virgen del Cerro San Cristobal
This article, like the others contributed by Clarence Fisk, is in Spanish. It is an account of a visit to Cerro San Cristobal, or St, Christopher's Hill, in Santiago, Chile, on the occasion of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, 2003.

La Virgen del Cerro San Cristobal
This article, like the others contributed by Clarence Fisk, is in Spanish. It is an account of a visit to Cerro San Cristobal, or St, Christopher's Hill, in Santiago, Chile, on the occasion of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, 2003.

Porque nos gusta comer ?
Why do we like to eat? Because Chilean food is so good! A description of favorite Chilean meals and some recommended restaurants in Chile, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America.

Porque nos gusta comer ?
Why do we like to eat? Because Chilean food is so good! A description of favorite Chilean meals and some recommended restaurants in Chile, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America.

Popular Tours in Southern Chile and Patagonia
Popular Tours in Southern Chile and Patagonia includes visits to Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt, Ancud with Museum Visit, Punta Arenas, Bulnes Fort, Penguin Sanctuary and Otway Sound, Sailing to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers, Torres del Paine and Milodon Cave, Tierra del Fuego and a side trip to Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina.

Peru's Amazonia: Iquitos and Trip to the Shaman
Boat trip from Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon region to the Yanacuyo river to the Loving Light Amazon Lodge, where guest author Skip Kaltenheuser has a session with the shaman,Marcelino Nolorbe Talexio, for a Ayahuasca, the Inca "vine of the dead, vine of the soul."

Hotel del Lago Resort and Casino de Pucon Review
Hotel del Lago Resort and Casino is located in Pucon, on Lake Villarica in the gorgeous Chilean lake district, surrounded by lakes and volcanoes and all season attractions and recreational facilities. The hotel offers all the amenities of a major resort and the gamining opportunities of the casino offer an alternative source of entertainment.