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Puerto Rico – Travel Guide and Travel Info

Puerto Rico

The splendid green paradise, sunny climate and sandy beaches neighboring the surrounding green waters of the Caribbean, makes an attractive welcome into this popular island of Puerto Rico. This island country is located in the Central American region, alongside other Mexican-like regions. Puerto Rico’s fashion-identity that includes Rican sisal hats, colorful-sway dresses, and impressive unity of the people, completes the mark of the Puerto Rican society. Puerto Rico has a republican government, but its laws are subject to the United ... Read More »

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador – Travel Guide

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Galapagos Islands refer to a small but stunning archipelago of islands in Ecuador in eastern Pacific Ocean. These islands are quite isolated and very remote and lye some 1000 km west of South American Continent. In total, there are 13 main islands in Galapagos Islands and six smaller isles that together cover about 50, 000 sq km of the ocean. The archipelago is very famous thanks to its fearless and unique wildlife, most of which is an inspiration of Natural ... Read More »

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Travel Guide

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Officially known as the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires or Federal Capital/ Capital Federal, Buenos Aires is the capital city of the republic of Argentina. Buenos Aires is translated to mean fair winds/ good air and boasts of being among the top largest cities/ metropolitan cities of Latin America. The city is culturally rich and it is the transport hub in Argentina when travelling to other parts of the country. People residing in Buenos Aires are known as the ‘people ... Read More »

Machu Picchu, Peru – Travel Guide

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Machu Picchu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, commonly referred to as ‘Lost City of Incas’. When visiting Peru, your holiday vacation can never be complete without landing in Machu Picchu. However, Machu Picchu is not only crowded by a visit here can be quite expensive for the average traveler. These ruins were first discovered to the world of science in 1911by an American archaeologist by the name Hiram Bingham. Machu Picchu has quite a remarkable story and it is ... Read More »

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Travel Guide

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Located on South Atlantic Coast, Rio De Janeiro is a world famous city particularly because of its annual carnival, laidback beach culture and the city’s breathtaking landscape. The city’s harbor forms a unique ocean entry which makes it appear like mouth of a river. Besides, the harbor is surrounded by some outstanding geographic features like the Sugar Loaf Mountain which qualifies the harbor to be listed as one of the world’s seven natural wonders. Rio De Janeiro is set to ... Read More »

Iguazu Falls, Brazil – Travel Guide

Iguazu Falls in Brazil is one of the world’s greatest wonders which translate to ‘big water’. Situated at the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, the falls have been listed as one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Accessing the falls can be done thorough the three cities of the three countries. Foz do Iguacu is the city of Brazilian side and this big city is reasonably big as per Brazillian standards. Puerto Iguazu town is on the side of Argentina ... Read More »

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia – Travel Guide

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Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the largest salt flat in the world. It is a place where you will find dozens of photographers trying their best to capture this unique landscape. When visiting South West Bolivia, you will be landing at Salar de Uyuni during your 3 or 4 day vacation. At the center, the salt has a more than 10 meters thickness. During the dry hot season, salt planes on the flat are expanses of dry salt and ... Read More »

Uruguay – Travel Guide

Uruguay

Located along the coastline of South Atlantic, Uruguay is in South America and borders Brazil and Argentina to the north and west respectively. After Suriname, it is the next smallest nation in the region. Uruguay is translated to mean ‘river of colorful birds’ and it is a Guarani word. The country is famously known as South America’s Switzerland due to its stable social benefits like free education and democracy. The 2002 economic crisis in Uruguay nearly brought the country to ... Read More »

Paraguay – Travel Guide

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Bordering Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina, Paraguay is located in South America and it is a landlocked territory. The country supports its economy through its incredibly abundant natural resources. Additionally, Bordering is home to the largest reservoir for drinking water in the world at Guarani Aquifer. The Itaipu Dam is also the biggest producer of hydro electric power and one of the largest exporters for soya beans and beef in the world. However, it is still a very poor country compared ... Read More »

Chile – Travel Guide

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Chile is a country that stretches along the South American coast hedging itself between Pacific Ocean and the Ades. It borders Argentina, Bolivia and Peru to the easy, north east and north respectively. Its wide spread coastline is over 5000 km along South Pacific Ocean. With its ribbon- like unusual shape, Chile experiences varied climatic conditions. It is home to Atacama, the driest desert in the desert which has vast mineral resources such as copper. Religion restrictions are not present ... Read More »

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