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Lima at Night

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Nice nightly overview of Peruvian capital Lima from the top of a high apartment building. Circuito Magico del Agua and the National Stadium can be seen. In the background even San Cristobal hill is in sight.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Peru

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A: Lima

door Matthias Kunze, minder dan 10 meter hier vandaan

From the top of this apartment building you have a nice overview of the Peruvian capital Lima. But be...

Lima

B: Desde el techo

door Matthias Kunze, 20 hier vandaan

On the roof top of a high apartment building

Desde el techo

C: The Magical Water Tour

door John Sanchez, 420 hier vandaan

Parque de la Reserva, Peru's capital city with an attraction that other countries around the world al...

The Magical Water Tour

D: Ricardo Palma monument of exposition-park-of-lima

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.3 hier vandaan

Ricardo Palma monument of exposition-park-of-lima

E: Morisco pavilion of-exposition-park-of-lima

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.3 hier vandaan

Morisco pavilion of-exposition-park-of-lima

F: Calana theater of exposition-park-of-lima

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.4 hier vandaan

Calana theater of exposition-park-of-lima

G: 9 de Mayo street of Lima

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.6 hier vandaan

9 de Mayo street of Lima

H: China source of Exposition Park of lima

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.7 hier vandaan

China source of Exposition Park of lima

I: Bolognesi square of Lima

door jose-ignacio-teran, 1.7 hier vandaan

Bolognesi square of Lima

J: Img 0193

door Bethel Radio, 1.7 hier vandaan

Img 0193

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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