Montevideo Port bay by Around studio
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A: Legislative palace of montevideo

Par hugorodriguez, A 1.5 km

Legislative palace of montevideo

B: Palacio Legislativo

Par Emilio Campi - 360 Total, A 1.5 km

O Palácio Legislativo começou a ser construido em 1908 e foi inaugurado no dia 25 de agosto de 1925, ...

Palacio Legislativo

C: Palacio Legislativo Montevidéu

Par Emilio Campi - 360 Total, A 1.6 km

O Palácio Legislativo começou a ser construido em 1908 e foi inaugurado no dia 25 de agosto de 1925, ...

Palacio Legislativo Montevidéu

D: AFE

Par Medios y técnicas de expresión 4, A 1.7 km

AFE

E: AFE

Par medios 4, A 1.7 km

AFE

F: Path beside the stream of the Prado park

Par Marcos B, A 2.1 km

Path beside the stream of the Prado park

Path beside the stream of the Prado park

G: Gaucho rodeo at the Rural del Prado, Montevideo, Uruguay

Par Fernando da Rosa Morena, A 2.5 km

Gaucho rodeo at the Rural del Prado. Every year in the date for Easter, gaucho rodeo are held in the ...

Gaucho rodeo at the Rural del Prado, Montevideo, Uruguay

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Par Sidnei José Romano, A 2.5 km

Monumento à Diligência, na cidade de Montevidéu, capital do Uruguai.                                 ...

I: Plaza Independencia

Par Joao Quoos, A 2.6 km

Plaza Independencia

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Par Sidnei José Romano, A 2.6 km

Ce panorama é été pris à Montevideo, South America

Ceci est un aperçu 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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