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Nearby images in Ecuador


A: Cascada del Río Hollín - Prov. Orellana - Ecuador

by Andrés Gamboa-Herrería, 500 meters away

Cascada del Río Hollín - Prov. Orellana - Ecuador

B: cotopaxi national park

by luis davilla, 63.6 km away

around cotopaxi national park in ecuador

cotopaxi national park

C: el porvenir hacienda

by luis davilla, 64.4 km away

el porvenir hacienda in ecuador next to cotopaxi vulcano

el porvenir hacienda

D: Army Polytechnic School (ESPE), Quito - Ecuador

by Geovanny Raura, 90.2 km away

The Army Polytechnic School (ESPE) is an institution of higher education, located at a distance of 22...

Army Polytechnic School (ESPE), Quito - Ecuador

E: Casa Rr

by Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador, 91.4 km away

Casa Rr

F: sphere light graffiti and real graffiti

by Juan Jose Perez, 94.1 km away

Second try to do a Light graffiti with 3 spheres( 2 ok, 1 very messy)

sphere light graffiti and real graffiti

G: Light sphere graffiti panorama

by Juan Jose Perez, 94.1 km away

light graffiti panorama creating spheres of light in a long exposure technique and leds spinning manu...

Light sphere graffiti panorama

H: studio flash panorama

by Juan Jose Perez, 95.3 km away

studio flash panorama

studio flash panorama

I: Light sphere and spiral graffiti panorama

by Juan Jose Perez, 95.4 km away

Light  sphere and spiral graffiti panorama

J: graffiti towers

by Juan Jose Perez, 95.6 km away

graffiti towers

This panorama was taken in Ecuador, South America

This is an overview of 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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