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Written by Viator, September 2012
For those looking for an adventurous vacation, Arequipa offers many opportunities. The most popular adventure activity is visiting Colca Canyon, the third most popular tourist attraction in Peru, ...
Written by David J, March 2013
The temple of Pachacamac is an archaeological site 25 miles southeast of Lima in the Lurín River Valley. Although it was an important Inca site and a major city when the Spanish arrived, ...
Written by Ernest White, February 2013
If the hustle and bustle of Brazil’s most exuberant city, Rio de Janeiro, gets to be too much, there’s one little green spot in the Lagoa district that offers all the peace and tranquility one could ...
Written by esmith, February 2013
Packing well for Chilean and Argentine Patagonia can mean the difference between a toasty, cozy trip and a freezing, windblown time, or between a smattering of freckles across the bridge of your nose ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, March 2012
On the Bolivian border, not far from Puno and famed Lake Titicaca, the “highest navigable body of water in the world,” is a unique conservation zone clinging with lush abandon to the Andes, as they ...
Turquoise water and sandy cliffs bring beach bums to one of Brazil’s most exclusive strands, Pipa Beach. Called Praia da Pipa in Portuguese and located a mere 52 miles from the northeastern city of ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2011
Though the most popular image of Peru is that of Machu Picchu, rising from the cool, arid Andes to an air-catching 2430m (7970ft), this is an incredibly diverse nation. From the steamy Amazon ...
Songs tout the beauty of Rio de Janeiro’s beaches and beachcombers, and for good reason. Brazil’s “Marvelous City” boasts nearly 50 miles of powdery beaches, stretching south and west from ...
Rising to a tree-carpeted point above the capital of Chile, Santiago and centerpiece of its beloved Metropolitan Park of Santiago is the city’s second-highest point, Cerro San Cristobal, with the ...
Written by Viator, July 2011
I am a sucker for ancient ruins. For example, the last time I went to Cancun, I said no thanks to the trip to Xel-Ha in favor of visiting the nearby Mayan ruins. Just thinking about the ingenuity and ...
The delicate land bridge that links the Americas was born of volcanoes,
thrust up above the ocean’s surface only 30 million years ago—the flick
of a hummingbird’s wing in geological time. Costa ...
Written by Lebawit Lily Girma, February 2013
It’s likely that you’ll hear this acronym mentioned more than once when you arrive in the western Cayo District of Belize, a popular area of Belize for inland adventure activities: “ATM”. Actun ...
Buenos Aires’ largest barrio, or neighborhood, is called Palermo, and visitors to the city will almost certainly be spending plenty of time here. Palermo has several sections, each with its own ...
Written by Ernest White, November 2012
Who would expect that one of the world’s largest wetlands would be
situated thousands of miles away from the coast, virtually in the middle
of a continent? Known for its incredible biodiversity ...
The Peruvian Amazon is one of the most best kept secrets for travelers interested in visiting the rainforest. The melodies of Peru‘s Madre de Dios wilderness are sung by scores of frogs and more ...
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