Video: Rhythms of Peru

Peru is more than just Machu Pichu. Let this video take you to some of the nation’s most iconic sites, but then lead you far off the tourist trail to see what the country is really like.

Photos: Awesome views of Argentina

Today marks the the Día de la Patria in Argentina, a national holiday that commemorates the country’s first national government after an 1810 revolution that ended Spanish rule in the South American country. To honour that day, here is a photo gallery of some awesome views of Argentina that just might inspire you to visit:


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Valle France in Torres Del Paine!

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Video: Exploring Patagonia together


If you didn’t already know that Patagonia is awesomely beautiful, this video of some young folk exploring the wilds of South America’s southernmost reaches will surely convince you.

Photos: Great views of Guyana

Today, February 23, marks Republic Day in the South American nation of Guyana. The day is celebrated with a carnival known as Mashramani that is as colourful as any other Caribbean festival, if not more so.

Guyana is one of those places that doesn’t get a lot of love from tourists, but anyone’s who’s ever been is enchanted by the dynamism of the people who live there. Happy Mash, everyone!


 

Video: The Roads of Argentina


The wild beauty of Argentina awes visitors. This couple’s videos on the highways and byways of this South American nation capture some of that beauty and will doubtless inspire you to add this nation to your dream list of destinations.

Video: Cycling the Peruvian Andes

Bummed that winter is coming and you’ve got to put your bike away when it snows? No worries! Summer’s coming to South America and, judging from this video, cycling in the mountains of Peru looks like a stunning experience.

Photos: Rousing views of Uruguay

August 25 is Uruguay’s Independence Day. In honour of one of South America’s lowest-profile countries, here is a small gallery of what you’d see if you were to pay a visit.

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Hunting pokemon with iron balls ? #montevideo #uruguay

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Antigua plaza de toros de #coloniauruguay #uruguay

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Photos: Pretty views of Peru

July 28 marks Peru’s day of independence from Spain. To mark the occasion, here are some photos of this lovely South American country that has much to offer any traveller lucky enough to go there:

 

Peru’s Boiling River is the world’s longest thermal river

The world’s largest thermal river is thought to be in Peru’s Amazonian rain forest. The “Boiling River” flows hot for more than six kilometres and is as wide as a two-lane road. Its temperatures are hot enough to cook animals that fall into it.

Photos: Excellent views of Ecuador

Ecuador is recovering from a devastating earthquake from earlier this month which has prompted some tourists to cancel their trips to the South American country. That’s probably the worst thing you could do. The best way to help them recover is to visit and spend your tourist dollars in order to aid their economy.