Juan C. Carossio Park of Miraflores
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Juan C. Carossio Park of Miraflores

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Peru


A: View towards the beach, Miraflores, Peru

di Joe Griffin, 10 metri di distanza

This is the view most of the way back up towards town from the beach in Miraflores.

View towards the beach, Miraflores, Peru

B: Terreno miraflores

di Ivan Schuler Pascasio, 130 metri di distanza

Terreno miraflores

Terreno miraflores

C: Love Park of Lima

di jose-ignacio-teran, 140 metri di distanza

Love Park of Lima

D: Parque Sunset, Miraflores, Lima, Perú

di Ivan Schuler Pascasio, 140 metri di distanza

Parque Sunset, Miraflores, Lima, Perú

E: Bajada Balta - Miraflores

di Jesus Bahamonde Schreiber, 170 metri di distanza

Bajada Balta - Miraflores

F: Rosa Nautica of miraflores

di jose-ignacio-teran, 470 metri di distanza

Rosa Nautica of miraflores

G: Marina Lighthouse of Lima

di jose-ignacio-teran, 650 metri di distanza

Marina Lighthouse of Lima

H: Faro de la Marina, Lima, Peru

di Joe Griffin, 680 metri di distanza

This is the lighthouse by the beach in Miraflores, Lima, Peru.

Faro de la Marina, Lima, Peru

I: Lacomar in Lima Peru

di Phillip Simpson, 700 metri di distanza

They told us that Lima would be overcast and warm, and it was. This is typical weather for June, but ...

Lacomar in Lima  Peru

J: Parque Salazar

di Matthias Kunze, 740 metri di distanza

The original Parque Salazar, at the Costa Verde in Lima Miraflores, was inaugurated in 1953. Today ho...

Parque Salazar

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Peru, South America

Questa è una vista generale di 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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