It was founded by the Spanish in 1533, who named it after Cartagena, Spain. During Spain’s domination in South America, the city was the center of politics and the economy.
Salvador da Bahia, also known as just Salvador, has several things going for it.
They don’t do things in a small way in Los Glaciares National Park. Not only is the park the largest national park in Argentina.
The Pantanal can be difficult to get to – access is mostly by plane or boat – but once you get there.
The capital of Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia is considered the southernmost city in the world.
The country’s second most visited national park, Tayrona is a protected marine reserve that takes in both land and sea.
It is the highest capital in the world (La Paz is higher but isn’t Bolivia’s legal capital) and also closest to the equator.
There’s a reason Colca Canyon is the third most visited tourist destination in Peru: stunning views.
The Atacama Desert is unique: It’s the driest non-polar desert in the world, maybe only raining once every four years.
Angel Falls is most definitely a scene stealer in Venezuela’s Guayana Highlands.
Cusco has a colorful historic past Located at 3,400 meters (11,000 feet) in elevation in the Andes Mountains, Cusco was once the capital of the mighty Inca Empire.
Situated in the Andes nearly 3,700 meters (12,000 feet) above sea level, Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat.
Lake Titicaca, South America’s largest lake, straddles the border of Bolivia and Peru.
Getting to Easter Island can be time-consuming, since it is the most remote inhabited island in the world.
If you lived long enough to count that high, you could count 390 billion trees in the Amazon rainforest.
It may be located in remote Chilean Patagonia, but Torres del Paine National Park is one of Chile’s largest and most visited parks.
Located on the Rio de la Plata on the Argentinian coast, the city is noted for its cosmopolitan flair.
One of the best places to visit in South America, Iguazu Falls have to be seen to be appreciated as mere words cannot do them justice.
Machu Picchu is a magnificent representation of the Inca civilization before the Spanish came.