Maloca de Los Vientos
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Maloca de Los Vientos

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A place in El Cerrito, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, where people go to practice adventure sports.

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A: Zona De Vuelo Parapente El Cerrito

by Felipe Jimenez Cano, 350 meters away

This is a paraligding launchin zone in the mountains of El Cerrito near to the house of the old state...

Zona De Vuelo Parapente El Cerrito

B: Balcon

by Carlos Fernando Loaiza Arteaga, 10.9 km away


C: El Jardin

by Carlos Fernando Loaiza Arteaga, 10.9 km away

El Jardin

D: Sala colonial

by Carlos Fernando Loaiza Arteaga, 12.0 km away

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E: Estadio Deportivo Cali

by Augusto Ilian, 29.9 km away

Deportivo Cali Soccer Stadium

Estadio Deportivo Cali

F: Calles de Buga,Valle

by Henry Gaviria, 31.7 km away

Calles de Buga,Valle

Calles de Buga,Valle

G: Milagroso de Buga´s Church (Interior)

by Augusto Ilian, 31.8 km away

This is the church of The Buga´s Miraculous. Is one of the most visited spots in Colombia

Milagroso de Buga´s Church (Interior)

H: lighthouse in Buga

by Henry Gaviria, 31.8 km away

lighthouse in Buga

lighthouse in Buga

I: Buga Panorama

by Henry Gaviria, 31.8 km away

Buga Panorama

J: lighthouse in Buga, Valle

by Henry Gaviria, 31.9 km away

lighthouse in Buga, Valle

lighthouse in Buga, Valle

This panorama was taken in Colombia, 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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