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Guest Post: 5 Reasons to Fall In Love With South America

South America is still not yet discover by many tourists around the world. Maybe one of the reasons why is their difficult politic situation and poverty. But that shouldn’t keep you away from falling in love with this beautiful region in the world. There are some stunning places which you have to visit and you will see – South America fascinates with its beauty, culture and an open heart. So, check these 5 reasons why you have to fall in love with it and start looking for cheaper place tickets right away (Hotwire coupons from ChameleonJohn are definitely going to help you out doing that, too.)!

 

1) The River of Five Colors, Columbia

(Caño Cristales; photo credit: Javier Devilman)

(Caño Cristales; photo credit: Javier Devilman)

Often called as “liquid rainbow“, this natural wonder in Colombia is definitely a good reason why you should fall in love with South America. All the ads are really not lying – water in this river is definitely colorful and bright! Furthermore, often referred as the most beautiful river in the world due to its striking colors, this river fascinated with a color palette of yellow, green, blue, black, and especially red. So if you want to see how floating rainbows look, visit this amazing nature pearl in Colombia. And don’t forget your camera, because otherwise, nobody will believe you saying you saw it!

 

2) Angel Falls, Venezuela

(Photo Source: ENT108)

(Angel Falls; photo credit: ENT108)

Another natural wonder is Angel Falls in beautiful Venezuela. This waterfall is actually the highest one in the entire world. You just can’t miss all the beauty of it then you visit South America. With a height of 979 meters (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 meters (2,648 ft) this waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyantepui Mountain in the Canaima National Park, which you have to visit! So see what it looks like then angel falls and visit this waterfall right now!

 

3) Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

(Marine Iguanas in Galapagos; photo source: Scott Ableman)

(Marine iguanas in Galapagos; photo source: Scott Ableman)

Well, as one of the most beautiful places in South America are natural wonders, here is another one – Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. What is so special about these islands are not only their amazing wild nature but their natural habitats, too. Much of which were an inspiration for Charles Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection! There you can meet huge Galápagos tortoises, who one of these was the beloved pet of Darwin too. So all islands are a real Mecca for all Darwin fans. Apart from those giant tortoises, you can also meet sea lions, penguins, marine iguanas and different bird species. The landscape of the islands is relatively barren and volcanic, but beautiful nonetheless. So, visit these islands too and start falling in love.

 

4) Machu Picchu, Pero

(Machu PIcchu; photo credit: Bruce Tuten)

(Machu PIcchu; photo credit: Bruce Tuten)

If you love history and love to visit abandoned cities then Machu Picchu in Peru should also be included on your traveling list. Dating to the mid-1400s, Machu Picchu is a real eye candy for all travelers around the globe who love to learn about ancient cultures. Deep in the Amazonian jungle, this stone city will take your breath away as soon as you make a first step there. So if you are looking for some out-of-Earth experience, then Machu Picchu in Peru is a way to go to!

 

5) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

(Rio de Janeiro; photo credit: Hudsӧn)

(Rio de Janeiro; photo credit: Hudsӧn)

One of the biggest cities in the whole South America’s region, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil should also make you fell in love promptly. There you can not only see architectural wonders, beautiful white beaches, and amazing jungle forest just nearby the city, but also have lots of fun while making new friends. Everyone in Rio is welcomed no matter your race, sex or religion. So visit this free-spirited city and party your heads off!

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Pablo s - December 22, 2016 - 8:16 am

Lol i will give you not 5 but much more reasons to visit
1.Culture
2.Food
3.Architecture
4.Perfect climate most of the year round etc

This https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAl0F7ezEpw vlog makes me desperate to visit the country very soon :p

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