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Puno Train Station

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Andean Explorer Train at Puno station on the way to Cusco  Jan. 2011

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Peru

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A: PeruRail Puno Lake Titicaca

door Willy Kaemena, 50 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "PeruRail is a railway operator working tourist, freight, and charter services in southern...

PeruRail Puno Lake Titicaca

B: Andean Explorer Train

door Willy Kaemena, 60 hier vandaan

 Wikipedia: "PeruRail is a railway operator working tourist, freight, and charter services in souther...

Andean Explorer Train

C: Peru, Puno, Plaza De Armas

door Thomas Blanket, 600 hier vandaan

Peru, Puno, Plaza De Armas

D: Peru, Puno, Cathedral

door Thomas Blanket, 670 hier vandaan

Peru, Puno, Cathedral

E: La Puerta de Hayu Marka Puno, Peru Stargate

door Michael Maniezzo, 930 hier vandaan

La Puerta de Hayu Marka Puno, Peru Stargate

F: At top of Amaru Muru, Puno, Peru

door Michael Maniezzo, 930 hier vandaan

At top of Amaru Muru, Puno, Peru

G: Uros Island, Puno

door Michael Maniezzo, 930 hier vandaan

Uros Island, Puno

H: Sillustani, Puno, Peru

door Michael Maniezzo, 1.2 hier vandaan

Sillustani, Puno, Peru

I: Peru, Puno, Lake Titicaca, SS Yavari, Engine Room

door Thomas Blanket, 2.7 hier vandaan

Peru, Puno, Lake Titicaca, SS Yavari, Engine Room

J: Peru, Puno, Lake Titicaca, SS Yavari, Mesa

door Thomas Blanket, 2.7 hier vandaan

Peru, Puno, Lake Titicaca, SS Yavari, Mesa

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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