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International fly of Ernesto Cortissoz Airport, Barranquilla

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C: Museo del Caribe Barranquilla, Colombia

Af Astrolabio Colombia, 11.1 km væk

Museo del Caribe Barranquilla, Colombia

D: Museo del Caribe Barranquilla Colombia

Af Astrolabio Colombia, 11.1 km væk

Museo del Caribe Barranquilla Colombia

E: Barranquilla Cathedral Maria Reina

Af Gregory Diaz, 11.4 km væk

The metropolitan cathedral Maria Reina is a roman catholic church in Barranquilla, Colombia. Its cons...

Barranquilla Cathedral Maria Reina

F: Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla - Fachada

Af Astrolabio Colombia, 12.7 km væk

El Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla fue construido en 1930, como el primer hotel de la ciudad. Tiene un...

Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla - Fachada

G: Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla - Recepción

Af Astrolabio Colombia, 12.7 km væk

Piscina del Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla, construido en 1930, como el primer hotel de la ciudad. Ti...

Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla - Recepción

H: Inmaculada Concepcion Church Barranquilla

Af Gregory Diaz, 12.7 km væk

Panorama view of the Inmaculada Concepcion church in Barranquilla, Colombia

Inmaculada Concepcion Church Barranquilla

I: Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla - Restaurante La Cabaña

Af Astrolabio Colombia, 12.7 km væk

Piscina del Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla, construido en 1930, como el primer hotel de la ciudad. Ti...

Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla - Restaurante La Cabaña

J: Hotel en Barranquilla con piscina - Hotel El Prado

Af Astrolabio Colombia, 12.8 km væk

Piscina del Hotel El Prado en Barranquilla, construido en 1930, como el primer hotel de la ciudad. Ti...

Hotel en Barranquilla con piscina - Hotel El Prado

Dette panorama blev taget i Colombia, South America

Dette er et overblik over South America

South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest.

To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case.

The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight?

I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

Text by Steve Smith.

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