Central & South America:
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The gateway town to Patagonia’s blue Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park, El Calafate is also a resort destination bordering Lake Argentino. Birdwatchers flock here to watch the ...
Peru’s famed “Gateway to the Amazon” was once just a humble Jesuit outpost in the jungle, until the Industrial Age. With that revolution—particularly after the widespread adoption of the ...
The vast majority of travelers come to Iquitos because it is the jumping off point for Peru’s fine selection of Amazon lodges. These are scattered along the region’s rivers (not only the Amazon ...
Ambergris Caye has numerous attributes that make it ideal for outdoor activities. The island is within a mile of the Belize Barrier Reef, is surrounded by mangroves and a lagoon and is closest to two ...
San Jose in Costa Rica is many things to many people. Looming skyscrapers, glitzy malls, busy businessmen and a fast-paced lifestyle is perhaps the more obvious appearance to those visiting on ...
Even if your visit to Rio de Janeiro is a short one, you should budget a day or two to travel to some of the exotic tropical islands surrounding the marvelous city in the Green Coast Region. A ...
Iquitos is called Peru’s “Gateway to the Amazon,” a destination for visitors to this diverse nation who wish to experience the rainforest, as well as the Andes and Pacific Coast. While not as ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Cruising through and exploring the glorious archipelago known as the Galapagos Islands is a traveler's dream. With 13 main islands, six small islands, and more than 40 islets, the Galapagos is ...
As the Chilean
coastline plunges south toward the Antarctic, it begins to fray into
glacier-carved fjords and rain-forested islands, beginning with the
Chiloé Archipelago. All but lost in ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2011
Last October, Argentina passed a conservation law unique in the world, protecting the nation’s glaciers. Although the law, which primarily effects mining operations, suffered considerable resistance ...
Written by Ernest White, January 2013
Perched almost at the easternmost tip of Brazil, Baia Formosa’s very name—“beautiful bay” in Portuguese—gives visitors an idea of its tropical charms even before arrival. Located a mere 60 miles ...
The chill, windswept tip of South America must have seemed, to a
Canadian, the perfect place for a profitable beaver colony. It took some
convincing, but in 1946, Argentine President Perón ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
Whether you’re escaping the stifling summer heat or just looking to get out of the city, there are plenty of great day trips to take from Buenos Aires. From galloping across the steppe with ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2011
Most visitors to Brazil’s lush, wealthy Brasilia State come to enjoy the fantastic beaches, such Praia de Forte, Costa de Sauipe, and Itaparica Island, as well as the rich cultural milieu, historic ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
Costa Rica is teeming with exotic wildlife with lush rainforests populated with everything from exuberant monkeys to menacing crocodiles; sloths slinking in the shadows and jungle pathways misted ...
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