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Malecon 2000/ Guayaquil / Ecuador/ 12.2011

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A: Malecon 2000

Par Richard Bline, à 20 mètres

Malecon 2000

Malecon 2000

B: malecon-8-of-guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 180 mètres

malecon-8-of-guayaquil

C: malecon-3-of-guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 240 mètres

malecon-3-of-guayaquil

D: Palace of the Governorate of Guayas

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 260 mètres

Palace of the Governorate of Guayas

E: Government Palace of Guayas in Guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 270 mètres

Government Palace of Guayas in Guayaquil

F: San Francisco Church of Guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 290 mètres

San Francisco Church of Guayaquil

G: municipality-of-guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 300 mètres

municipality-of-guayaquil

H: Administration Square of Guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 300 mètres

Administration Square of Guayaquil

I: Merced basilic of guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 310 mètres

Merced basilic of guayaquil

J: Palace of the municipality of Guayaquil

Par jose-ignacio-teran, à 340 mètres

Palace of the municipality of Guayaquil

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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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