South America Travel Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

What to Do if Your Passport is Stolen in South America
One of the biggest fears is to have a passport stolen in South America, if it happens to you here's what you need to do.

The Most Romantic Places in South America
Taking a vacation with a loved one? Here are the most romantic places in South America.

Most Beautiful Sights in South America
Don't miss out on the most beautiful places in South America you should visit on your next vacation.

Five Signs You are from Buenos Aires
Portenos, or citizens from Buenos Aires, are notorious in South America. If you're from Buenos Aires you may find you also possess these distinct traits.

The Best Neighbourhoods to Visit in South America
Planning a vacation south? Check out the best neighbourhoods to visit in South America.

Best Music Festivals in South America
Music fans will love this definitive list of best music festivals in South America in 2016. Don't miss the best cities to watch live music.

Best Food and Wine Festivals in South America
Don't miss the five best food and wine festivals in South America.

South America's Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Travel to the top UNESCO sites in South America. Here are our picks for UNESCO World Heritage Sites you cannot miss.

The Best Salsa Clubs in Medellin
Medellin, Colombia is famous for its nightlife, check out the best salsa clubs in Medellin to dance the night away.

Where to Study Spanish in South America
The Best Places in South America to Study Spanish

Visit the Coffee Triangle of Colombia
Learn everything you need to know about the Coffee Triangle, one of the most popular regions in Colombia.

Best Places to Paraglide in South America
Adventure sport seekers will find plenty to do in South America as there are many opportunities for paragliding. Discover the best places to paraglide in South America.

Best Markets in South America
Where to find the best markets in South America

10 Fascinating Facts About Suriname
While Suriname is the smallest country in South America, it has many facts that will surprise you.

Electricity in South America: Outlets and Adapters
Wondering about electricity in South America and if you need an outlet adapter? Here's a quick and easy guide to outlets and electricity in South America.

Everything you need to know about Manta, Ecuador
Located on the coast, Manta Ecuador is a popular city for locals and tourists alike. Discover how to get there and what to do while you're there.

Five Reasons to Visit Colombia Now
With the changing reputation of Colombia there is no better time to visit. Check out our top 5 reasons to visit Colombia.

Best Beaches in Brazil to Visit in 2016
Brazil's beaches are some of the most famous in the world. Check out our top picks for the best beaches in Brazil to visit in 2016.

Ten Things To Know About Attending The Rio 2016 Olympics
Heading to Brazil? Don't miss our tips to watch the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Six South American Adventures You Need To Have In 2016
Looking for the ultimate thrill ride of a holiday? Check out the best places in South America for adventure travel.

Visas and Reciprocal Fees in Argentina
Wondering about reciprocity fees in Argentina or if you need a visa to travel to Argentina, check out this easy guide to fees.

The Ultimate List of Safety Tips for a Trip to Brazil
Brazil may have a reputation for being more dangerous than other countries but with these safety tips for Brazil you can have a great vacation.

The Seven Greatest Christmas Traditions In South America
Christmas in South America is one of the most important holidays. Christmas traditions in South America are surprising, here's what you need to know.

16 Reasons To Visit Brazil In 2016
Brazil is a hot destination to visit in 2016, don't miss out on the best reasons to visit Brazil in 2016.

The Seven Great South American Sandwiches
Love sandwiches at home and on the road? Check out the top seven sandwiches in South America.

The Best Day Trips From Santiago, Chile
Santiago is a great city to visit but there's so much more to see just hours away, check out the best day trips from Santiago Chile.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 13.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity.

The Beginner's Guide to Hiking Machu Picchu
On any adventurer's bucket list, here's everything you need to know about hiking Machu Picchu.

Traditional Chilean Food You Must Try
Heading down to South America? Chilean food is delicious and a trip wouldn't be complete without eating these 10 dishes.

Ten Best Things to Do In Buenos Aires
Heading down to Argentina? Don't miss the ten best things to do in Buenos Aires.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Peru?
When is the best time to visit Peru? The answer is surprising!

Ecuador Mountains: Don't Miss the Ten Highest
Over ten Ecuador mountains are 5000m+ check out which ones are safe to hike when traveling in Ecuador.

Famous South American Poets
Get inspired to travel with these South American Poets

Colombia Itinerary: The Two Week Guide
How to spend two weeks travelling Colombia.

Top 10 Things to Do in Cusco
Thanks to Machu Picchu this is one of South America's most famous cities, discover what to do in Cuzco, Peru.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 28.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 10.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 8.

Guanaco and Mountain
Guanaco and Mountain. South America Travel. Page 6.

Guanaco
Guanaco. South America Travel. Page 7.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 4.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 2.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 9.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 26.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 27.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 17.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 25.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 15.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 24.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 23.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 22.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 21.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 20.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 19.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 18.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 14.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 12.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 16.

Wildlife of South America Photo Gallery
The wildlife of South America includes a vast variety of species. Some are endangered, exotic or a common sight, but all are worth learning about. You may see some on your travels in South America; others you might see only in photos or in captivity. Page 11.

Ten Foods You'll Love If You're Vegetarian in South America
Vegetarian in South America? Despite having many options for meat lovers there are also many vegetarian food options in South America.

What is the Day of the Dead
One of the more interesting religious holidays in South America, Day of the Dead has many traditions that will surprise and delight.

Top 7 Romantic Resorts in South America
Looking to take someone special on holiday, these romantic resorts in South America are perfect for couples.

Traditional Breakfast In South American Countries
Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day for many people and breakfast in South America is no different.

Easter Island - the Navel of the World
Explore Rapa Nui, the mystery of the moais, the BirdMan petroglyphs and Easter Island, past and present.

Top 7 Cities For Gay Travelers In South America
Although predominantly Catholic with conservative beliefs, South America there are welcoming cities for gay travelers in South America.

Best Restaurants in Ecuador: Guayaquil
Guayaquil has some of the best restaurants in Ecuador and should not be missed by food lovers. Check out our picks for best restaurants in Guayaquil.

Popular Day Trips from Rio de Janeiro
Sun, scuba, sand: discover the most popular day trips from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Extreme Sports in South America
South America is an adrenaline junkie's dream, don't miss out on the the best places for extreme sports in South America.

Best Places to Surf in South America
The best surfing spots in South America

The Ancient Chimu City of Chan Chan, Peru
The Ancient Chimu City of Chan Chan in Peru is the largest pre-Columbian city in South America. Find out why it should be on your travel itinerary.

Ultimate Guide to Traveling Through South America
Traveling through South America is becoming the top of every seasoned traveler's bucket list. Here's what you need to know before you go.

10 Tips For Solo Female Travelers in South America
South America can be a safe destination for solo female travelers, don't miss out on these tips for women traveling South America.

The Best Nude Beaches In Brazil
Looking for the best nude beaches in Brazil? Although Brazil is famous for them they are actually not quite common, here's a list of the best six.

The Traditions of Christmas in Bolivia
Christmas in Bolivia is much different than many countries in the world. Learn why there are no Christmas trees but plenty of firecrackers.

The Best South American Ruins to Visit That Are Not Inca
While many travel to Peru for Machu Picchu, there are amazing South American ruins without all the crowds. Here are the top five to see in South America.

South American Movies That Inspire
These great South American movies that will inspire you to travel.

Best hiking in South America
South America has some of the highest mountains in the world. Don't miss our picks on best hiking in South America.

The Most Beautiful Churches In South America
With or without a religious background you'll be amazed by the most beautiful churches in South America.

The 8 Best Hotels for Families in South America
Traveling with kids in South America? Don't miss out on the 8 best hotels for families in South America.

The Best Places To Party In Buenos Aires
South America is full of great nightlife, don't miss out on where to party in Buenos Aires.

Best Places for Sport Fishing in South America
Head South if you're looking for an adventure of a lifetime, here are our top picks for best places for sport fishing in South America.

Books about Chile
Selected books cover a wide range of topics, from travel planning to politics, history, touring, wildlife, flora and fauna, cultural studies, human rights, cuisine government, military matters, arts and crafts, sports and more about Chile.

Travel Safety Items and Accessories
These suggested travel accessories will help make your travel planning more secure, and thus enjoyable. With luggage tags to hidden money belts and document cases, you'll travel with confidence and comfort.

Books about the Amazon
Guide selected books about the Amazon: the river, Amazonia, flora and fauna, explorations, travels, rafting, adventure, border disputes, history, geography and indigenous peoples.

Books about Peru
Guide selected books cover a wide range of topics, from travel planning to history, touring, wildlife, indigenous cultures, cultural studies, top attractions, plus practical tips for travelers to Peru

Books about Argentina
Selected books cover a wide range of topics, from travel planning to politics, history, touring, wildlife, flora and fauna, cultural studies, human rights, cuisine government, military matters, arts and crafts, sports and more.

Five Great Volunteer Programs In South America
If you're looking for a volunteer vacation check out these five great volunteer programs in South America.

Bolivia Salt Flats Tour
Thinking about a salt flats tour in Bolivia? Here are the questions you need to ask.

Tres Fronteras In the Colombian Amazon
Tres Fronteras literally means three frontiers, here's what you need to know about this city that is the meeting point of Colombia, Peru and Brazil.

Is Bolivia's Death Road Safe?
Death Road is one of the highlights for thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies in South America, but before jumping on a bike you need to know is Death Row safe.

How To Save Money On Your Galapagos Trip
A bucket list destination, there are ways to see the Galapagos on a budget you just need to know how.

8 Budget Tips For Easter Island
Easter Island is a bucket list trip but it's also very expensive, consider these budget tips for Easter Island.

The Most Romantic Places In South America
Planning a holiday with a special someone? Be sure to check out the most romantic places in South America.

Popular Beer in South America
South American beer will not likely win many awards, but it's a great way to connect with local culture. Check out the most popular beer in South America.

5 Benefits of Learning Spanish
There are so many benefits to learning Spanish, find out from an expert why you should take a Spanish class now!

Ten Reasons to Visit Patagonia
Patagonia still has some of the last untouched places on earth, read these 10 reasons why you should go to Patagonia now.

Seven Great Tips For Traveling With Kids In South America
South America often gets a bad rap for being dangerous, here are 7 simple tips to travel in South America with your family safely.

The Best Places To Teach English In South America
Many people leave for South East Asia to teach English but there are plenty of great places to teach English in South America. Here are the top picks.

The Best Night Clubs In Lima
Lima is a world class city with so much to offer, at night don't miss the best night clubs in Lima.

Where To Practice Yoga In South America
Yoga is becoming more and more popular in Latin America, discover where to practice yoga in South America.

Cheapest South American Countries For Backpackers
Backpacking is a great budget option but some countries may still be expensive, discover the cheapest countries in South America.

The mystical lakes region of Chile
In the Chilean South where Patagonia starts is known as the lake region, which has roughly 8 large lakes of which Llanqhue is the largest.

French Guiana Holidays and Festivals
National Holidays and Festivals observed in French Guiana.

Peru Holidays and Festivals
National Holidays and Festivals observed in Peru

Countries and Capitals of South America
Capital cities, population, maps and world fact book information for the countries and territories of South America

Passport and Visa Information
Countries in South America requiring passports and or visas. Information compiled[R] for South America for Visitors

Places to Stay in Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena is one of Colombia's most visited destinations. Check out these top picks for where to stay in Cartagena, Colombia.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 31.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 24.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 21.

Views of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Views of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu include views down deep river gorges and up at snow-clad mountain peaks. There are moments when you may be the only person on the trail and yet feel as though there are other, more ancient, beings there with you. These images are only a sample of the trek through barren puno, up and down rocky mountain trails, through meadows and cloud forest, sheer cliff faces and on to the fabled ruins at Machu Picchu. Enjoy! Page 15.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 2.

Machu Picchu Dwellings
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of dwellings in the residential sector. Page 18.

Inti Punku Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view through Inti Punku, the Gate of the Sun. Page 3.

Intihuatana, Sacred Stone
Intihuatana, or the Scared Stone at Machu Picchu, is thought to be part of an astronomical observatory. On March 21 and again on Seeptember 21, the sun is directly overhead. There are no shadows and the Incas believed the stone was tied to the sun. Intihuatana stones were important stones, and when destroyed, were thought to lose the godliness as the gods departed. This stone at Machu Picchu remains intact and many believe is still sacred. Page 10.

Machu Picchu Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of llamas grazing. Page 16.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 29.

Machu Picchu in the Mist
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 5.

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this sceneic view of the ruins. Page 6.

Terraces of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of the terraces. Page 14.

Machu Picchu Terraces and buildings in Mist
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 13.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site.

Machu Picchu seen from Huayna Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of Machu Picchu from Huayna Picchu. Page 7.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 20.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site. Page 34.

Stone building at Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of the stone masonry practiced by the Incas. Page 17.

Machu Picchu Sun Clock
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of the Sun Clock, used in astronomical observations as well as more mundane time telling. Page 9.

Machu Picchu in Brilliant Sunshine
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of brilliant sunlight highlighting the ruins. Page 11.

Road to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, inclduing the steep ascent to the site by way of the many switchbacks on this road. Page 4.

Temple of the Sun, Machu Picchu
The Temple of the Sun in Machu Picchu was used to honor and celebrate Inti, the Sun, an important Incan deity. Learn how to need to visit them. Page 8.

Views from Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this image of the spectacular view of mountains, valleys and rivers as seen from Machu Picchu. Page 19.

Zona Agricola, Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site, including this view of the agricultural terraces. Page 12.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas Photo Gallery
Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru, with good reason. The ruins stand atop a steep mountain overlooking the Urubamba river far below, and raise questions archaeologists and historians are still asking. Enjoy these photos of the site.

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Recommended Restaurants in Montevideo, Uruguay
Uruguay reflects European traditions in some of its cuisine, as well as influences from neighboring countries. Uruguay restaurants have a lot to offer, here are our picks for the best ones.

Ecuador - A Non-Adventurers Itinerary
An Ecuador itinerary for people who don't like to hike.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Sampler of South American Flora
South America has a tremendously varied, vibrant and unusual number of plants and trees. These flora have adapted to their environment, tropical or Andean, and present us with a colorful surprise, from a tiny fragiel orchid to a huge nut tree.

Tour the Sacred Valley of the Urubamba River, Peru
The Urubamba river runs through the mountains east of Cuzco, carving a fertile river valley that fed local populations from before the Inca Empire to the present time. Along the hills overlooking the river, the Incas built fortresses to protect the river wealth, not knowing they created fascinating places for modern day visitors to tour.

Tour the Sacred Valley of the Urubamba River, Peru
The Urubamba river runs through the mountains east of Cuzco, carving a fertile river valley that fed local populations from before the Inca Empire to the present time. Along the hills overlooking the river, the Incas built fortresses to protect the river wealth, not knowing they created fascinating places for modern day visitors to tour.

Quito, Ecuador: First Stop on The Amazing Race 11
Eleven teams composed of people wha have already participated in an earlier Amazing Race series, met in Miami, Florida to jump into the All Stars beginning of The Amazing Race 11. Their first destination and first clue awaited them in San Francisco Plaza in Quite, Ecuador. And the race was on!

Quito, Ecuador: First Stop on The Amazing Race 11
Eleven teams composed of people wha have already participated in an earlier Amazing Race series, met in Miami, Florida to jump into the All Stars beginning of The Amazing Race 11. Their first destination and first clue awaited them in San Francisco Plaza in Quite, Ecuador. And the race was on!

Viaje al Altiplano Chileno
A journey to the Chilean Altiplano, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America. Page 3.

Viaje al Altiplano Chileno
A journey to the Chilean Altiplano, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America. Page 4.

Viaje al Altiplano Chileno
A journey to the Chilean Altiplano, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America. Page 5.

Viaje al Altiplano Chileno
A journey to the Chilean Altiplano, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America.

Viaje al Altiplano Chileno
A journey to the Chilean Altiplano, from guest author Clarence Fisk's Chronicles of a Chilean in Spain, written in Spanish, brought to you by your guide to South America. Page 2.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 3.

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.

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. Page 2.

Views of Isla Grande de Chiloé
The Chiloe Archipelago, in Chile's Northern Patagonia, has long been a place of mystery and mysticism. Famous for seafood, handicrafts, and the warmth of its people, Chiloé is a scenic and an increasingly popular destination for walking, biking, fishing, paddling and birding.

Views of Isla Grande de Chiloé
The Chiloe Archipelago, in Chile's Northern Patagonia, has long been a place of mystery and mysticism. Famous for seafood, handicrafts, and the warmth of its people, Chiloé is a scenic and an increasingly popular destination for walking, biking, fishing, paddling and birding.

Views of Isla Grande de Chiloé
The Chiloe Archipelago, in Chile's Northern Patagonia, has long been a place of mystery and mysticism. Famous for seafood, handicrafts, and the warmth of its people, Chiloé is a scenic and an increasingly popular destination for walking, biking, fishing, paddling and birding.

Orinoco River
The Orinoco river system is one of the largest in South America, originating along the southern borders of Venezuela and Brazil, in the state of Amazonas. The exact length of the river is still undetermined, with estimates between 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410–2,735 km) long, making it among the world's largest river systems.. Page 8.

Orinoco River
The Orinoco river system is one of the largest in South America, originating along the southern borders of Venezuela and Brazil, in the state of Amazonas. The exact length of the river is still undetermined, with estimates between 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410–2,735 km) long, making it among the world's largest river systems.. Page 3.

Orinoco River
The Orinoco river system is one of the largest in South America, originating along the southern borders of Venezuela and Brazil, in the state of Amazonas. The exact length of the river is still undetermined, with estimates between 1,500 to 1,700 mi (2,410–2,735 km) long, making it among the world's largest river systems.. Page 4.

Roraima Climb in Canaima National Park
Roraima tepui, in Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela's second largest national park along the borders with Guyana and Brazil. The tepui was for many years too isolated for more than the devout adventurer. In recent years, climbers and trekkers, make the six day, five night round trip trek to the summit of this 9,219-foot sandstone mesa.

Roraima Climb in Canaima National Park
Roraima tepui, in Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela's second largest national park along the borders with Guyana and Brazil. The tepui was for many years too isolated for more than the devout adventurer. In recent years, climbers and trekkers, make the six day, five night round trip trek to the summit of this 9,219-foot sandstone mesa.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

Off the Beaten Track to Iruya
Once an Incan village perched high on the slopes of a steep mountain, Iruya, in Salta province of northwestern Argentina, clings to its past traditions even as it slowly creeps into the present. For those wanting a step back in time, wildly colorful scenery and a relaxing change from city life, Iruya is the place to go.

A Visit to Ushuaia, the "End of the World"
On Beagle Channel, surrounded by water, sky and mountains, Ushuaia calls itself the End of the World. As the closest city to Antarctica, the city is a hub for Antartic touring and navigating the Strait of Magellan. Cruise ships dock here for a quick onshore visit.

A Tour of Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, bordered by Bolivia and Peru, is the birthplace of the Inca civilization and a must-see tourist destination for many visitors to South America. This photographic tour takes us from Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia, with stops at islands important to the Inca Empire, archaeological sites, the floating islands of the Uros and views of the magnificent scenery of earth, sky and deep, blue water.

A Tour of Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, bordered by Bolivia and Peru, is the birthplace of the Inca civilization and a must-see tourist destination for many visitors to South America. This photographic tour takes us from Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia, with stops at islands important to the Inca Empire, archaeological sites, the floating islands of the Uros and views of the magnificent scenery of earth, sky and deep, blue water.

A Tour of Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, bordered by Bolivia and Peru, is the birthplace of the Inca civilization and a must-see tourist destination for many visitors to South America. This photographic tour takes us from Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia, with stops at islands important to the Inca Empire, archaeological sites, the floating islands of the Uros and views of the magnificent scenery of earth, sky and deep, blue water.

Seven Places To Stay In Iguazu Falls
Heading to Iguazu Falls in Argentina or Brazil, check out the best places to stay in Iguazu Falls.

Countries In South America From Largest To Smallest
Every wonder what the largest country in South America is or the smallest country in South America, check out the rankings based on size.

Seven Natural Wonders in South America
South America is full of beauty, here are 7 natural wonders in South America you cannot miss.

Would You Eat Guinea Pig?
Guinea pig is also known as cuy in Ecuador and Peru, a traditional dish that many locals eat and it possible to eat guinea pig when visiting.

The Best Places in South America to Retire
Thinking about retiring abroad somewhere warm? Consider the best places in South America to retire.

Best Things To Do In Cartagena, Colombia
Called the jewel of South America, Cartagena is more than just the gateway to great beaches, check out the best things to do in Cartagena.

Who Was Tiradentes?
Many know Che or Simon Bolivar but Tiradentes is one of Brazil's most important revolutionaries, find out why this man's nickname means pulling teeth.

11 Things You Need to Know About Inti Raymi
One of the biggest festivals in South America and most important in Peru, here's what you need to know about Inti Raymi.

Six Best Desserts in South America
South America is home to some great food and don't forget sweets, here are the best desserts in South America.

Family Travel in Cusco: 8 Great Things to do With Kids
The gateway to Machu Picchu, there are plenty of great family activities for kids in Cusco, Peru.

How to Find Cheap Flights to Colombia
The airfare to Colombia is the most expensive part of any holiday, here's how to score a cheap flight to Colombia.

Argentine Food: What to Eat in Argentina
The best picks for what to eat in Argentina.

Fifteen Interesting Facts About South America
South America is becoming a more popular destination, here are 15 things you need to know about South America.

Six Pieces of Clothing You Must Bring to South America
Learn what to pack, here are 6 piece of clothing that you must bring to South America.

Seven Free Things to Do in Rio De Janeiro
Brazil can be an expensive country. Learn 7 things to do for free in Rio de Janeiro, which won't break your budget.

All Inclusive Vacations In Colombia – Should You Be Worried?
Colombia offers great value for all-inclusive vacations but should you be worried about safety in Colombia? We have the answers here.

5 Reasons to Visit Montanita Ecuador
One of the most popular beaches in South America, there are many reasons to visit Montanita and the ocean is just one.

9 Reasons to Visit Salvador de Bahia
Quickly becoming the hottest travel destination, here are the 9 biggest reasons to visit Salvador de Bahia in Brazil.

Six Things To Do In Cartagena, Colombia
Called the Jewel of South America, Cartagena Colombia is a hot destination. Check out the best things to do in Cartagena.

Top 6 Things to Do in Cajamarca Peru
Cajamarca in Northern Peru is often visited by Peruvians but rarely by foreigners, check out why you should go with the best things in do in Cajamarca.

Scenic Attrations of Jujuy, Argentina - Photo Gallery
Emjoy the highlights of Jujuy in Argentina's northwestern Andean region, then tour the vividly colored Hill of Seven Colors at Purnamarca, the archaeological sites of Pukara de Tilcara and Santa Rosa de Tastil, and the scenic Quebrada de Humahuaca.

Scenic Attrations of Jujuy, Argentina - Photo Gallery
Emjoy the highlights of Jujuy in Argentina's northwestern Andean region, then tour the vividly colored Hill of Seven Colors at Purnamarca, the archaeological sites of Pukara de Tilcara and Santa Rosa de Tastil, and the scenic Quebrada de Humahuaca.

6 Best Things to Do in Salta
Located in Northern Argentina, Salta is one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. Check out the best things to do in Salta.

Why Visit Chiclayo –Top Things To Do in the City
One of Peru's lesser known destination, beat the crowds and discover the best things to do in Chiclayo.

An Introduction To The Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve
The Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve is one of only four remaining areas of pristine tropical forest in the world.

What Not to Bring to South America
Many packing lists for South America tell you what to bring, but this list outlines what you should not bring to South America.

Street Food in South America
Foodie rejoice! Street food in South America is delicious and cheap, don't leave without trying our top 10 picks for street food.

What are Arepas?
One of the most traditional foods of Colombia and Venezuela, don't eat an arepa without reading this first!

Fascinating Easter Traditions in South America
One of the biggest holidays in South America, Easter or Semana Santa, has fascinating traditions.

7 Most Beautiful Beaches in South America
If you're craving some fun in the sun check out the most beautiful beaches in South America.

10 Things You Need to Know About Simon Bolivar
One of the most important men in South American history, Simon Bolivar led many revolutions. Here are 10 facts you may not know about him.

Great Things to do Fernando de Noronha
Located off the Atlantic Coast of Brazil, there are many things to do in Fernando de Noronha.

Eight Things to Do Off the Beach in Copacabana
One of the best beaches in the world is Copacabana but there are many things to do off the beach in this city.

The Best Beaches To Party In South America
South America is home to amazing beaches, check out which ones host the best parties in South America.

Where to Visit in South America
Looking for the next holiday destination, don't miss out on our picks for where to visit in South America.

Where To Celebrate Carnaval in 2015
One of the biggest parties in the world, don't miss out on our picks for where to celebrate Carnival in South America.

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Nude Beaches in South America - Not Only in Brazil
The legal beaches and nude resorts or clubs are in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and surprisingly few of them in Brazil given the almost nude state of many beach goers on Rio's famed beaches.

Top 10 South American Tourist Destinations
Top travel sites to visit in South America

Popular Cities in Argentina to Visit
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 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.

Traveling in Cartagena, Colombia
Exploring Cartagena's must-see places and things to do, including Ciudad Amarullada, the walled city, Convento de la Popa, Bocagrande, museums, and side trips to Santa Marta, Ciudad Perdida and Parque Nacional Tayrona.

Visa and Reciprocity Fees in South America
An overview of the visa requirements and fees for entering and exiting South American countries

5 Best Chefs in South America
Some of the best food in coming out of South America, check out our list of best chefs in South America.

What to see in Northern Peru
Many people skip Northern Peru and head straight to Lima, here is a two week itinerary on what to see in Northern Peru

Monkeys of South and Central America
Common monkeys found in the tropical or rain forest areas of South and Central America are howlers, capuchins, tamarinds and owl monkeys.

Top 5 Popular Cities To Visit in Chile
These popular cities showcase Chile's varied geography from the sere Atacama Desert in the north, through the lush central zone to the lakes and fjords of the far south, with a sidetrip to an isolated island in the Pacific.

The Best Day Trips from Lima
Lima has great sights just a short drive from Peru's capital city. Discover the best day trips in Lima.

Best Places to Live in Latin America
Argentina, mejor país para vivir en A. Latina: PNUD (Reuters) reports the findings of the Human Development Reports and ranks Argentina as the best country to

Chifa: Chinese Food in Peru
Chifa is Chinese food made with Peruvian ingredients, brought to Peru by Chinese immigrants, it continues to be popular and is now considered traditional food.

Why Are There So Many Italians In Argentina?
Beginning in the 17th Century, Italians have immigrated to Argentina for centuries, leaving many travelers surprised to see so many Italians in Argentina.

8 Things You May Not Know About Che
Che Guevara's face may be one of the most recognized but few know very much about his life. Read the top things you probably didn't know about Che Guevara.

Traditional Food Of Paraguay
Traditional food in Paraguay was not influenced by the indigenous people but in fact colonial powers. Here's a comprehensive list of typical food in Paraguay.

5 Great Things to Do in Paraguay
Many travelers overlook Paraguay and go so far as to say it's boring but that's far from the truth, here are 5 great things to do in Paraguay.

Seven Traditional Foods Of Argentina
Argentina may be known for its steak but there are plenty of other great traditional food in Argentina. Check out our picks what what you need to eat while visiting.

South America Tours and Packages - Vacation Packages and Tours in South America
Plan your travels around South America with our comprehensive info about tours and vacation packages in South America.

South America for Visitors - Photo of the Week - 11/18/2005
Enjoy this view of one of Easter Island's fabled moai statues against a resplendentsunset.

Top Picks for Cameras for South American Travelers
Record your travels to South America with [R]one of these cameras or camcorders, plus accessories.

The Best Hangover Cures In South America
South America is filled with delicious cocktails and cold beer, which means you need to know how to recover the next morning. Check out these hangover cures in South America.

How To Find A Cheap Flight To South America
Budget travelers love South America but flights can be pricey, discover the secrets to finding a cheap flight to South America.

The Most Dangerous Cities in South America
South America makes for a vibrant and wild vacation but it also requires a bit more precaution, discover the most dangerous cities in South America.

The Carnaval Celebrations Of Barranquilla, Colombia
Many think of carnaval in South America in Rio de Janeiro, but the Colombian city of Barranquilla has a vibrant carnaval that is worth celebrating.

Carnaval in Salvador and Recife
The carnaval in Salvador and Recife, in Brazil's northeastern states, are the second and third largest carnavals in the country and each is distinguished with its own music and activities. Page 2.

Carnaval! - Brazil's Biggest Party
Carnival locations and information for Rio de Janeiro andother cities in Brazil, plus Carnaval festivities in Bolivia, Colombia and other countries of South America. Page 3.

Carnaval! - Brazil's Biggest Party
Carnival locations and information for Rio de Janeiro andother cities in Brazil, plus Carnaval festivities in Bolivia, Colombia and other countries of South America. Page 4.

Carnaval! - Brazil's Biggest Party
Carnival locations and information for Rio de Janeiro andother cities in Brazil, plus Carnaval festivities in Bolivia, Colombia and other countries of South America.

The Best Things To Do In Bolivia
Discover the best things to do in Bolivia, including the salt flats and more.

Traditional Dishes in Uruguay
Discover the best Uruguayan food with the most traditional food of Uruguay.

The Best Wineries in South America
South America is home to many fantastic vineyards, discover the best wineries to visit in South America.

Traditional Food of Suriname
Discover the most traditional food of Suriname and what you must eat when you're visiting the country.

The Best Beaches In Argentina
While Brazil get all the attention for its beaches there are some fantastic beaches in Argentina, find out which 5 you can't miss.

Nazca Lines, Peru
Ancient religion? Aliens from outer space? Ancient astronomers? Water sources? What caused the lines at one of Peru's favorite tourist destinations?

Nazca Lines, Peru
Ancient religion? Aliens from outer space? Ancient astronomers? Water sources? What caused the lines at one of Peru's favorite tourist destinations? Page 2.

Angel Falls and Canaima National Park
Sprawling Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela's second largest national park includes rolling savannas, forests, dense river woodlands, sheer cliffs, and steep flat-topped table mountains called tepuis, from which fall spectacular cascades of water. Angel Falls the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world, and Roraima, the highest tepui in the Guiana Highlands, are top destinations within the park.

Angel Falls and Canaima National Park
Sprawling Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela's second largest national park includes rolling savannas, forests, dense river woodlands, sheer cliffs, and steep flat-topped table mountains called tepuis, from which fall spectacular cascades of water. Angel Falls the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world, and Roraima, the highest tepui in the Guiana Highlands, are top destinations within the park. Page 2.

Santa Catalina Monastery - Arequipa, Peru
Enter the gates into the adobe brick walled community of the Santa Catalina de Siena Monastery in Arequipa, Peru and step back 400 years in time. Opened to the public in 1970, this religious community is one of the finest examples of colonial architecture, art and life in a city within a city. Page 2.

Sucre, Bolivia - The City with Four Names
Called the City with Four Names, Sucre is the second capital of Bolivia, home to the Bolivian Supreme Court, a colonial heritage city with one of the oldest universities in the Americas, intriguing attractions and a wealth of cultural traditions to entice the visitor.

Sucre, Bolivia - The City with Four Names
Called the City with Four Names, Sucre is the second capital of Bolivia, home to the Bolivian Supreme Court, a colonial heritage city with one of the oldest universities in the Americas, intriguing attractions and a wealth of cultural traditions to entice the visitor. Page 2.

Mount Roraima - Adventure in Venezuela
Located in southeastern Venezuela, in Canaima National Park, Mount Roraima is a popular climbing adventure even for those not looking for the Lost World of Arthur Conan Doyle.

Isla de Margarita
Isla de Margarita - Sightseeing on the Pearl of the Caribbean includes exploring Laguna La Restinga, El Copey Hill National Park, duty-free shopping, and amusement parks for family-fun.

Santa Catalina Monastery - Arequipa, Peru
Enter the gates into the adobe brick walled community of the Santa Catalina de Siena Monastery in Arequipa, Peru and step back 400 years in time. Opened to the public in 1970, this religious community is one of the finest examples of colonial architecture, art and life in a city within a city.

Semana Santa in Ouro Preto, Brazil
The Easter Week celebrations in the magnificent colonial city of Ouro Preto, in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais, feature some of the country's most spectacular Holy Week processions.

Cuasimodo Celebrations in Chile
Cuasimodo has nothing to do with the Quasimodo of fiction, nor is it the name of a saint or holy person, but is attributed to the Latin used in Catholic ceremonies. Whatever the origin, this is a time-honored festival in Chile the Sunday after Easter.

Semana Santa in Colombia and Venezuela
n Colombia, the most famous Semana Santa celebrations take place in Popayán and Mompox, where the Spanish colonial forces built six churches and a chapel, all used in the Semana Santa observations. In Venezuela, there are similar processions, the re-enactments of the Last Days and the triumphant joy of Domingo de Resurrección.

Cayenne, Capital of French Guiana
Make Cayenne your headquarters for touring French Guiana. In the capital city, you'll enjoy a bit of France in a tropical setting, a mix of cultural heritages, and the base to explore the cultural and historical sites.

Ausangate Trek, Peru
The Ausangate trek is a circuit around the tallest mountain in the Cordillera Vilacanota of Peru. Ausangate is regarded as a sacred mountain, an apu, and is the site of shamanic pilgirmages and the annual june celebration of El Señor de Qoyllur Ritti.

Ausangate Trek, Peru
The Ausangate trek is a circuit around the tallest mountain in the Cordillera Vilacanota of Peru. Ausangate is regarded as a sacred mountain, an apu, and is the site of shamanic pilgirmages and the annual june celebration of El Señor de Qoyllur Ritti. Page 2.

Plan Your First Trip to South America
Plan Your First Trip to South America with advice, tips and resources from getting your travel documents, choosing your destinations, travel operators, travel options, safety suggestions, to preparing yourself for travel.

Choose YOur Destination
Plan Your First Trip to South America with advice, tips and resources from getting your travel documents, choosing your destinations, travel operators, travel options, safety suggestions, to preparing yourself for travel. Page 2.

Plan Your First Trip to South America
Plan Your First Trip to South America with advice, tips and resources from getting your travel documents, choosing your destinations, travel operators, travel options, safety suggestions, to preparing yourself for travel. Page 3.

Plan Your First Trip to South America
Plan Your First Trip to South America with advice, tips and resources from getting your travel documents, choosing your destinations, travel operators, travel options, safety suggestions, to preparing yourself for travel. Page 4.

Walking Tours of Central Rio de Janeiro
Walking tours of central Rio de Janeiro provide the visitor with a glimpse into Rio's cultural and historical past and up-to-date present with lavish architecture and glorious views, proving that there is more to Rio than spectacular beaches, sizzling nightlife and carnaval. Page 3.

Walking Tours of Central Rio de Janeiro
Walking tours of central Rio de Janeiro provide the visitor with a glimpse into Rio's cultural and historical past and up-to-date present with lavish architecture and glorious views, proving that there is more to Rio than spectacular beaches, sizzling nightlife and carnaval. Page 4.

Walking Tours of Central Rio de Janeiro
Walking tours of central Rio de Janeiro provide the visitor with a glimpse into Rio's cultural and historical past and up-to-date present with lavish architecture and glorious views, proving that there is more to Rio than spectacular beaches, sizzling nightlife and carnaval.

Walking Tours of Central Rio de Janeiro
Walking tours of central Rio de Janeiro provide the visitor with a glimpse into Rio's cultural and historical past and up-to-date present with lavish architecture and glorious views, proving that there is more to Rio than spectacular beaches, sizzling nightlife and carnaval. Page 2.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Big, sprawling Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is cosmopolitan and yet retains a neighborhood feel in the barrios. Sightseeing, nightlife, including the sensual tango, is a must in this sophisticated city.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Big, sprawling Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is cosmopolitan and yet retains a neighborhood feel in the barrios. Sightseeing, nightlife, including the sensual tango, is a must in this sophisticated city. Page 2.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Big, sprawling Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is cosmopolitan and yet retains a neighborhood feel in the barrios. Sightseeing, nightlife, including the sensual tango, is a must in this sophisticated city. Page 3.

Ilhabela, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ilhabela, in the state of Sao Paulo, on Brazil's largest maritime island, a rain forest ecological reserve, with miles of pristine beaches, spectacular waterfalls and mountain views, and is popular for both land and sea sports and recreation.

Ilhabela, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ilhabela, in the state of Sao Paulo, on Brazil's largest maritime island, a rain forest ecological reserve, with miles of pristine beaches, spectacular waterfalls and mountain views, and is popular for both land and sea sports and recreation. Page 2.

Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Named for a Welsh baron, Puerto Madryn is a popular seaside resort, the gateway to the prolific wildlife sanctuary on Península Valdés, the center of Argentina scuba activity, and a link to the active Welsh communities in the area.

Buzios, Brazil
An international resort, Buzios is two hours north of Rio de Janeiro, and its twenty plus beaches and relaxed hedonistic style likens it to Saint Tropez.

La Fiesta Grande - Andacollo, Chile
Andacollo is a small town in central Chile and the annual Fiesta Grande, a religious gathering on December 24-26 to worship the patron saint of local mines, La Virgen del Rosario (The Virgin of the Rosary), brings thousands of worshippers who also enjoy the secular festivities associated with the fiesta.

Puerto Montt, Chile
Puerto Montt is the capital of Region XX, Los Lagos, and the gateway to travel through the fjords, the Lake Crossing into Argentina, the mystical island of Chiloé and the center of commerce for the region.

Cuenca, Ecuador
Cuenca, the third largest city of Ecuador, offers a mix of modern and colonial, green spaces, pleasant parks, a relaxed lifestyle, wildlife preserves and access to Ecuador's Inca ruins at Ingapirca. Called both the Athens of the Andes and the cultural capital of Ecuador, Cuenca has much to offer the visitor.