Istmo de la Península de Paracas
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Istmo de la Península de Paracas

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Dice el cartel: "La Península de Paracas es una zuna que destaca por su alta diversidad biológica y su enorme potencial turístico. Uno de sus atractivos más interesantes es el Istmo de la Península: el punto más angosto que separa a la incomparable bahía de Paracas y la ensenada Lagunillas; donde los tonos de azul del mar abierto y loas amarillos ocre del vasto y enigmático desierto costero contrastan de manera impactante formando un magnífico paisaje."

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Imágenes cercanas en Peru


A: Peru, Paracas, National Reserve, Crossroad

por Tomás Manta, 40 metros de distancia

Peru, Paracas, National Reserve, Crossroad

B: Peru, Paracas, Playa Langunillas

por Tomás Manta, a 1.9 km.

Peru, Paracas, Playa Langunillas

C: Playa La Mina

por Matthias Kunze, a 3.5 km.

The nearby plate tells us this:"This is one of the most popular beaches in the Paracas National Reser...

Playa La Mina

D: Playa La Mina

por Matthias Kunze, a 3.6 km.

La Mina is a popular beach on the Paracas peninsula National Reserve

Playa La Mina

E: La Catedral

por Matthias Kunze, a 5.6 km.

Dice el cartel:"La Catedral, símbolo de la Reserva Nacional de Paracas, está compuesta por rocas de l...

La Catedral

G: La Catedral

por Matthias Kunze, a 5.6 km.

The rock formation La Catedral (the cathedral) is still the symbol of Nacional Reserve of Paracas, al...

La Catedral

H: Boulevard el Chaco de noche

por Matthias Kunze, a 8.0 km.

Night panorama near the Boulevard el Chaco. In the morning it is really busy here with tourists about...

Boulevard el Chaco de noche

I: Muelle El Chaco

por Matthias Kunze, a 8.0 km.

Tourists waiting to get on their boot for a ride to the ballesta islands.

Muelle El Chaco

J: Peru, Paracas, Bus Stop

por Tomás Manta, a 8.5 km.

Peru, Paracas, Bus Stop

Este panorama fue tomado en Peru, South America

Esta es una vista general de 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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