South America Travel


General Information


Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Natural Wonders: Angel Falls, Atacama Desert, Avenue of the Volcanoes, Galapagos Islands, Guanaabara Bay, Iguazu Falls, Lake Titicaca, Orinoco Delta, Pantanal, Amazon River, Tierra Del Fuego, Torres del Paine, Tungurahua Volcano, The Andes, Kaieteur Falls, Purace National Park, the Falkland Islands, Perito Moreno Glacier, Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, the Darien Gap, Los Llanos, the Pantanal.

Ancient Ruins: Chan Chan, La Ciudad Perdida, El Sipan, Ingapirca, Machu Picchu, Nazca Lines, Pachacamac, San Agustin, Tiahuanaco,

Climate: Varies with altitude. Generally temperate climates inland near the mountains and hot temperatures near the coast and regions close to the equator.

Popular Activities: Trekking, mountaineering, rock climbing, skiing, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, hang-gliding, scuba diving and snorkeling, surfing, eco-tours, tango dancing, dining, and nightlife.

Useful Links:
www.lata.org (The Latin American Travel Association)
www.about.com/travel
www.bootnall.com
www.budgettravel.com
www.gapyear.com
www.itisnet.com
www.journeywoman.com
www.travel-library.com
www.worldtravelguide.net
www.lanic.utexas.edu/la
www.latinnews.com



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Countries: Argentina | Brazil | Chile | Peru | Ecuador
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