Central & South America:
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Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2011
The Amazon winds 6992 kilometers (4345 miles) through the South
American rainforest, connecting Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia,
Venezuela, Guyana, and of course Brazil
with its massive flow ...
At the far southwestern corner of Costa Rica is the Osa Peninsula, dangling lush and tempting from the mainland. It is off the beaten tourist path, well away from more popular, easily accessible ...
While Rio de Janeiro is growing rapidly—the metropolitan area now clocks in at some 6.3 million inhabitants—it has preserved, at its heart, one of the largest and loveliest urban greenspaces in the ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, September 2011
Forbes magazine, the respected business biweekly, recently selected Costa Rica‘s Manuel Antonio National Park as one of the world’s most beautiful protected areas. With 7000 of the planet’s ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, December 2012
One of the most relaxing day trips from Medellin
is an excursion to El Penol. This popular outdoor destination is
located about 86km (53mi) northeast of Medellin proper, close to the
Written by Viator, May 2012
One of the best ways to experience the Amazon Basin is to hike right through it, appreciating the majesty of the towering trees and diversity of wildlife on a very human scale. Keep in mind, ...
Rising above Rio de Janeiro’s Sao Conrado and Leblon skyline from Tijuca National Park is a shear granite monolith known as the Pedra de Gavea. Sailors, who still use it for coastal navigation, named ...
The epic hike to the sacred city of Machu Picchu is one of the most coveted adventures in Latin America. People plan their vacations—or even years of their lives—around taking this magnificent walk ...
Written by Lebawit Lily Girma, March 2013
There are several ideal hiking spots in Belize, a few with clearly marked trails, often located within a jungle lodge’s property, at a national park, or in the surrounding jungle of a Mayan ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
Sprawled along the abandoned port of the Riachuelo River in the south of Buenos Aires, the neighborhood – or barrio – of La Boca is a pocket of old age charm, once the first stop-off for European ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, November 2012
Though Arenal Volcano is no longer spewing lava, the neighboring town of La Fortuna remains a great base for all sorts of activities, including hiking, horseback rides, canopy tours, spelunking and ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
Encompassing an incredible 1.4 billion acres (500,000 sq km) and making up more than half of the world’s remaining rainforest, the vast Amazon rainforest is teeming with natural wonders. The sheer ...
Written by Viator, November 2012
San Ignacio is a dream town for those who love the outdoors, adventure and history. Its landscape of hills, rivers, rainforests and caves is perfect for both the newbie or advanced adventure ...
Written by Ernest White, February 2013
Straddling the equator and offering up some of the most memorable ecological experiences in the world, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands house some of the planet’s most unique wildlife amid a striking, ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
With its vast desert landscape and backdrop of the snow-laced Andes, Mendoza has a lot to offer those that love the outdoors. The city, a popular stopover for those heading to and from the Chilean ...
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