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Panorama's in de omgeving van Peru

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A: Barranco

door Matthias Kunze, 250 hier vandaan

Barranco is Lima's bohemian side of town, various writers and painters have settled down here.In the ...

Barranco

B: Our Lady of Fatima Church

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.6 hier vandaan

Our Lady of Fatima Church

C: Lima Larcomar

door Willy Kaemena, 1.8 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "The Larcomar is a shopping center in the Miraflores district of Lima, Peru owned by Chile...

Lima Larcomar

D: Larcomar 3

door Imago Mundi, 1.8 hier vandaan

Larcomar 3

E: Larcomar Lima

door John Sanchez, 1.9 hier vandaan

It's LarcomarBeautiful ocean view, wonderful services, fashion center. great shopping, beautiful park...

Larcomar Lima

F: Larcomar 1

door Imago Mundi, 1.9 hier vandaan

Larcomar 1

G: Larcomar 6

door Imago Mundi, 1.9 hier vandaan

Larcomar 6

H: Larcomar 5

door Imago Mundi, 1.9 hier vandaan

Larcomar 5

I: Larcomar 2

door Imago Mundi, 1.9 hier vandaan

Larcomar 2

J: Larcomar 4

door Imago Mundi, 1.9 hier vandaan

Larcomar 4

Dit panorama is genomen in Peru, South America

Dit is een overzicht van 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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