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How to See the Galapagos on the Cheap

How to See the Galapagos on the Cheap

A bucket list destination, there are ways to see the Galapagos on a budget you just need to know how.......[Read More]
Map of Greenland

Map of Greenland

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View of Salta, Argentina

View of Salta, Argentina

The North Andean region of Argentina has a unique geography and beautiful landscape. The provinces of Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman offer views of a more traditional way of life, insight into the country's history, tours through interesting ruins, and a delicious selection of local foods. They are also......[Read More]
Interesting Facts About the Panama Canal

Interesting Facts About the Panama Canal

One of the greatest engineering feats in the history of humankind, the Panama Canal is a shortcut ship route connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, replacing the centuries-old route that took ships around Cape Horn at the tip of South America. First imagined in the first half of the 16th centur......[Read More]
Top 5 Kite Surfing Spots In South America

Top 5 Kite Surfing Spots In South America

Learn all the best places locals go kite surfing in South America.......[Read More]
Tortora reeds

Tortora reeds

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, bordered by Bolivia and Peru, is the birthplace of the Inca civilization and a must-see tourist destination for many visitors to South America. This photographic tour takes us from Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia, with stops at islands import......[Read More]
What are the Advantages of the Panama Canal?

What are the Advantages of the Panama Canal?

A ship transits the Panama Canal.Paso por el canal image by venecosta27 from Fotolia.comTransiting the Panama Canal allows travelers to experience an engineering marvel firsthand. The Canal's motto --"The land divided, the world united"--hints at both its historical importance as well as.........[Read More]
History Quiz Question 6

History Quiz Question 6

History Quiz Question 6......[Read More]
Cuzco, Peru: Cathedral and Plaza de Armas

Cuzco, Peru: Cathedral and Plaza de Armas

The capital of the Inca Empire, Cuzco combines the ancient city, the colonial additions and the modern buildings and amenities in a splendid reflection of culture and tradition of the sophisticated Incan civilization. The ancient plaza was the core of the suyos, the Four Regions of the Inca Empire r......[Read More]
Sewell, Chile: El Teniente Club to Campamento Americano 1982

Sewell, Chile: El Teniente Club to Campamento Americano 1982

Sewell, also known as El Teniente, or the Lieutenant, is the site of the largest underground copper mine in the world. Today, workers at the mine and the administrative areas commute by car from the bottom of the mountain, but for many years, Sewell was accessible only by narrow gauge railroad. Sewe......[Read More]
Economic Effect of on Ecotourism in Costa Rica

Economic Effect of on Ecotourism in Costa Rica

The beautiful Central American country of Costa Rica is one the most popular destinations for ecotourism. Costa Rica offers beautiful mountains, lush rain forests and an abundance of plant and animal life; all which is heavily promoted to ecotourists. There are many advantages to ecotourism, most no......[Read More]
Costa del Este Pier

Costa del Este Pier

The Atlantic Coast of Argentina includes the province of Buenos Aires and the many beaches and beach resorts, south through Northern Patagonia, Puerto Madryn and the wildlife of Peninsula Valdes, the Welsh communities and further south into northern Tierra del Fuego.......[Read More]
The Flag of the Sami People

The Flag of the Sami People

The symbolism of the Sami flag of Lapland offers multiple interpretations, let's find out what they are. Four colors are shown on the Sami Flag.......[Read More]
Galápagos Archipelago

Galápagos Archipelago

The Galapagos archipelago, first discovered uninhabited by the Spaniards in 1535, and later made famous by Charles Darwin in 1835, is both a province and a national park of Ecuador, 600 mi(1000 km) west on the mainland. It is a premiere wildlife observation, protection and research center visited an......[Read More]
Do I Need Rabies Vaccination for Peru?

Do I Need Rabies Vaccination for Peru?

Travel to foreign countries is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially when it comes to safety and health-related concerns. But there are many resources that help make international travel simple for Americans. One item that travelers are often concerned with is the rabies vaccination.......[Read More]
Sewell, Chile: The Escala Larga

Sewell, Chile: The Escala Larga

Sewell, also known as El Teniente, or the Lieutenant, is the site of the largest underground copper mine in the world. Today, workers at the mine and the administrative areas commute by car from the bottom of the mountain, but for many years, Sewell was accessible only by narrow gauge railroad. Sewe......[Read More]
TravSAplanner

TravSAplanner

Popular destinations, sports and recreational activities in South America range from Amazon rain forests to the Land of Fire of Tierra del Fuego.......[Read More]
Locro de Papa - Potato Soup with Cabbage and Cheese

Locro de Papa - Potato Soup with Cabbage and Cheese

Adding cabbage, eggs and cheese to a simple Ecuadorian traditional potato soup gives it added flavor and substance.......[Read More]
Devil's Island Photo Gallery - Convicts

Devil's Island Photo Gallery - Convicts

The three Iles du Salut (Islands of Salvation or Health), off the coast of French Guiana are lush, tropical isles of abundant foliage, great views and open to visitors. Once however, they were the site of the infamous Devil's Island penal colony, called the Green Hell. Ile Royale is now a resor......[Read More]