Must
see attractions in South America

Travelers' heads are literally in the clouds when visiting the walled jungle fortress Kuélap in Peru's northern highlands - the gateway to the Amazon region.

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Kuélap

The Laguna Paron is one of the most beautiful lakes, and the largest in the Cordillera Blanca. It stands at around 4,200 meters above sea level.

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Laguna Parón

Chavín de Huántar is an archaeological site in Peru, containing ruins and artifacts constructed as early as 1200 BCE, a major pre-Inca culture.

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Chavín de Huántar

Before metal or ceramic was invented and well before the Maya and Inca cultures ruled, there was Caral, the oldest civilization in the Americas.

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caral

Amantani is an island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. According to a 1988 census, it had a population of 3,663 Quechua speakers divided among about 800 families.

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Isla Amantaní

The Tijuca National Park is an urban national park in the mountains of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Parque Nacional da Tijuca

Torres del Paine National Park, in Chile's Patagonia region, is known for its high mountains, bright blue icebergs that rise from glaciers and golden pampas.

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Parque Nacional Torres del Paine

Seen from the peak of Pão de Açúcar, Rio is undoubtedly a Cidade Maravilhosa. There are many good times to make the ascent, but sunset on a clear day is the most rewarding.

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Pão de Açúcar

The Perito Moreno Glacier is a glacier located in Los Glaciares National Park in southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.

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Glaciar Perito Moreno

Los Seismiles are the peaks above 6000m, and you'll see several of them, including Ojos del Salado (6879m), the world's highest volcano.

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Los Seismiles

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