South America Travel Guide
South America is a continent which is dominated by a rare passion for life. It is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west and by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and east side while North America and the Caribbean Sea lie on its northwest direction.
South America is dominated by a large number of important landmarks and can keep an enthusiastic photographer very busy with all the images to be captured. One of its most important landmarks is the Angel Falls, in Venezuela, which is the world's highest waterfall. South America also has another important feature - the Amazon River - the largest in the world. Other landmarks which compliment this continent are, the Andes which are considered as the longest mountain ranges in the world. The Atacama Desert is the ultimate test to check your patience against nature's toughest conditions. Nature lovers can look forward to the largest rainforest in the world - the Amazon Rainforest which contains an endless list of exciting species.
Music lovers will get a chance to check their music and dancing skills when they will experience the cumbia, samba, bossa nova, and the tango among a large list of rhythm and beats in South America. When you are in Brazil, move towards Rio if partying is in your blood. It is dominated by pubs, nightclubs and restaurants. Sao Paulo is another good option as its clubs offer a fine blend of western as well as modern styles.
Bolivia has the Salar de Uyuni, it's the largest salt flat in the world. Use this opportunity to experience the miraculous effect of the geysers and hot baths and allow it to rejuvenate you. Buenos Aires offers art lovers a chance to visit its refined list of theatres, museums and art galleries. Operas and ballets are hosted by the Teatro Colon, a seven-storey theatre. Monuments in Buenos Aires which are a must on every visitor's list are the Cementerio de la Recoleta, the Casa Rosada and the Basílica de Santo Domingo.
La Paz's tourist-friendly climate welcomes you to get a first-hand experience of its colourful customs and traditions which can be absorbed only at this end of the world. The Witches' Market offers a rare chance to pick up herbs and traditional Aymara medicines. A visit to South America is truly a chance to get your colorful nature out of you.
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