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Bilder in der Nähe von Bolivia

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A: Valle Rocas

von luis davilla, 6.0 entfernt

Valle Rocas

B: Strange Rock Formations - Valle de Roca

von Arroz Marisco, 25.9 entfernt

There are several such cluster of strange rock formations scattered around in this area and they don'...

Strange Rock Formations - Valle de Roca

C: Laguna Canapa

von Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 45.0 entfernt

Laguna Canapa

D: Laguna Hedionda

von Arroz Marisco, 50.5 entfernt

Almost all tours make a lunch stop at this rather foul-smelling high altiplano lake - Laguna Hedionda...

Laguna Hedionda

E: Derelict Railway Line of Uyuni

von Arroz Marisco, 50.7 entfernt

This rather dirty-looking stretch of salt flats is Chiguaya.We are probably looking at one of the lon...

Derelict Railway Line of Uyuni

F: Laguna Ramaditas

von Arroz Marisco, 55.0 entfernt

On the way to Laguna Hedionda, Laguna Ramaditas normally serves as a brief stop-over place for some m...

Laguna Ramaditas

G: Bolivia Uyuni Rock

von Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 78.8 entfernt

Bolivia Uyuni Rock

H: Arbol de Piedra

von Arroz Marisco, 78.8 entfernt

A collection of some strange rock formations is located a short drive away north of the incredibly re...

Arbol de Piedra

I: colorada lagoon in bolivia desert

von luis davilla, 86.9 entfernt

colorada lagoon in bolivia desert

colorada lagoon in bolivia desert

J: Bolivian Landscape enroute to San Antonio de Lipez

von Arroz Marisco, 87.6 entfernt

The first day on the Tupiza-Uyuni salt flat circuit involves an almost unbroken 10 hours of long driv...

Bolivian Landscape enroute to San Antonio de Lipez

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Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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