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Nestled between the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and the South Atlantic Oceans, South America is the wilder of the Americas and a continent of superlatives. Here you will find the world's biggest rainforest and the largest river, the highest mountain range outside Asia, remote islands, heavenly beaches, wide deserts, icy landscapes, the world's tallest waterfall and one of the largest, as well as several other breathtaking natural attractions
  • Argentina

    Visit Argentina and its top attractions, you can’t miss Mendoza, Calafate, La Plata, Buenos Aires, La Boca, la Bombonera Stadium, Palermo, Santa Fe, The Obelisk, Microcentro and all its coffee shops and theaters… Tango is waiting for you!
  • Chile

    You will be impressed by this long and tiny country, you can explore Santiago, enjoy Viña del Mar, Valparaíso and Reñaca beach, walk around San Pedro de Atacama, or try a hike in Torres del Paine... it's all up to you!

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    La Candelaria (Bogotá)

    About La Candelaria Many landmark events in the history of Colombian and South American independence took place in the La Candelaria district including the near killing and escape of Simon Bolivar, the execution of revolutionary heroine Policarpa Salavarrieta, known as ‘La Pola,’ and the Grito de Libertad, known as the beginning of the region’s revolution. […]

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    Hostal Triskel (Pisco Elqui, Chile)

    Hostal Triskel is by far the best place to stay in Pisco Elqui, if you don’t want to camp in town. Yayo, its owner is a relaxed person and you’ll notice that he loves the place, he built the hostel himself and has put a lot of effort in order to give a very characteristic […]

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    La Picada del Shagy (Restaurant Puerto Natales)

    If you wonder where to eat in Puerto Natales, La Picada del Shagy is the place where you will find typical chilean sandwiches and other preparations like “Pichangas” and “Chorrillanas” at very low prices. This is the ideal restaurant for backpackers if you don’t want to spend too much money and eat tasty food. For example […]

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    Playa Blanca Beach, Cartagena

    Playa Blanca is perhaps the best beach with great water for swimming in Cartagena. In this area the beaches are far cleaner than those in and around the city. In Playa Blanca you will find many vendors trying hassle you on the beach, they will offer you massages, seafood, fruit platters and jewelry among other things. Be […]

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    Ancud

    If you are heading to Chiloe Island in southern Chile, after crossing the Chacao Channel from Puerto Montt in the company of sea lions and Chilean dolphins, a narrow country road will lead you to Ancud, a city situated on the northern coast of Chiloé‘s larger island.  Get in The bus from Puerto Montt that […]

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    Perito Moreno Glacier

    The Perito Moreno Glacier, together with twelve other glaciers it is part of one of the largest sliding masses of ice and snow in Los Glaciares National Park. This glacier, having a front wall of 5 Km long, is 60 m high above Lake Argentino and it is in the middle of its way forward. […]

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    Castro (Chiloé)

    Castro is located in the center of the main island of Chiloé, 172 kilometers from Puerto Montt, this city is the gateway to the rest of the Chiloe archipelago. Though it is nestled among rolling hills and lush vegetation, this city offers a wide array of tourist services and service to other locales on Chiloé […]

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    Santiago Central Market

    The Mercado Central de Santiago is known by everyone as the central market of Santiago de Chile. It was opened in 1872 and Fermín Vivaceta was in charge of its construction. The market replaced the former Plaza del Abasto, which was destroyed by a fire in 1864. For many years it was the main place […]

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    La Recoleta Cemetery

    At La Recoleta Cemetery, you can lose yourself for hours in this labyrinthine city for the dead. Located in 5.5 hectares (14 acres), the site contains 4691 vaults, all above ground, of which 94 have been declared National Historical Monuments by the Argentine government and are protected by the state. The entire cemetery is laid out […]

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    El Ateneo Bookstore

    El Ateneo Grand Splendid was a theatre that opened its doors in 1919 and had a seating capacity of 1,050, and staged a variety of performances, including appearances by the tango artists Carlos Gardel,Francisco Canaro, Roberto Firpo and Ignacio Corsini. In February 2000, this former theatre was leased by Grupo Ilhsa. The building was renovated […]