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Travel South America Archives
South America has fascinated travelers for hundreds of years with its lush green rain forests, glaciers, snow-capped mountain peaks, deserts and gushing rivers.
If you check any travel South America archives, you will only read rave reviews of the continent for its natural beauty, historical sites and cultural experiences.
Most of the countries in the northern part of South America face the Caribbean Sea. This is the region where the famous Angel Falls is located. This waterfall is the biggest in the world and is situated in Venezuela. The northern part of South America is famous for its mixed population, tropical climate and undulating mountains.
However, it is in countries like Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador that you see the famous relics of native Indian. Here you can see Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca city, Lake Titicaca, the rain forests for western Amazon basin, and volcanoes like Cotopaxi situated in Ecuador.
The biggest country in South America is Brazil. The most distinctive thing is that this is the only country in South America where Portuguese is spoken. Rest of the countries speak Spanish. Brazil is connected to its neighbor, Paraguay, with the famous Friendship Bridge, which runs over the Parana River, near Iguazu Falls.
If you are looking for European influence in South America, then you will find it in Argentina and Chile, which are located on the southern part of the continent. Here you can see complete extreme geography with grasslands, desert, mountains and glaciers. The Patagonian glaciers and the Andes keep attracting thousands of visitors each year, who cannot seem to get enough of these natural attractions.
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