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Panoramische foto door Fernando da Rosa Morena PRO EXPERT Genomen 05:35, 30/12/2011 - Views loading...

Palmar and south sky

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Palmar and sky in Rocha, Uruguay. The palm area of Rocha is one of the tourist attractions of the place, "The ancient and mysterious groves have a magic that captures the visitor and motivates the delight of the eyes and the charm of souls" thus saith the poetry Carlos spent Roxlo. Almost on the horizon looking toward the southeast you can see the faint tail of Comet Lovejoy.

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A: Tourist Information Centre in Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 3.7 hier vandaan

Tourist Information Centre and gelato, also has a small museum with information and artifacts that il...

Tourist Information Centre in Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay

B: Tourist Information Center, interior, Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 3.8 hier vandaan

Tourist Information Centre and gelato, also has a small museum with information and artifacts that il...

Tourist Information Center, interior, Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay

C: Leopoldina Rosa Square, Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 3.8 hier vandaan

Leopoldina Rosa Plaza, Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay. The square takes its name from the Portuguese frigate...

Leopoldina Rosa Square, Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay

D: Barra de Valizas Lagoon, Rocha, Uruguay

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 3.8 hier vandaan

Lake located in the town of Barra de Valizas, Rocha, Uruguay.

Barra de Valizas Lagoon, Rocha, Uruguay

E: Valizas night sky, Rocha, Uruguay.

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 3.9 hier vandaan

Valizas is a small town on the coast of Rocha in Uruguay. The city, at the request of its inhabitants...

Valizas night sky, Rocha, Uruguay.

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G: Sunset at cabo polonio

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Sunset at cabo polonio

H: La Pedrera, departamento de rocha. Mirador.

door Nicolás Tarallo, 40.2 hier vandaan

La Pedrera, departamento de rocha. Mirador.

I: Pajarera.

door Carlos Bacelo, 45.3 hier vandaan

Pajarera.

J: Between palms.

door Carlos Bacelo, 45.3 hier vandaan

Between palms.

Dit panorama is genomen in Uruguay, South America

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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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