Puente De La Barra y arroyo Maldonado
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Panoramische foto door Nicolás Tarallo EXPERT Genomen 13:07, 30/07/2009 - Views loading...


Puente De La Barra y arroyo Maldonado

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Arroyo Maldonado. Puente ondulado de la Barra.

Punta del Este - La Barra - Uruguay

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Uruguay


B: Barra de Maldonado

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 280 hier vandaan

Barra de Maldonado. You can see the bridge built in 1965 by Leonel Viera, that connects Punta del Est...

Barra de Maldonado

C: Barra de Maldonado e Ponte Ondulada - Maldonado - Uruguai

door Sidnei José Romano, 290 hier vandaan

Barra de Maldonado e Ponte Ondulada - Maldonado - Uruguai

D: La Barra Noctura

door Nicolás Tarallo, 930 hier vandaan

La Barra Noctura

E: "Museum of the Sea" room dedicated to piracy

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 1.4 hier vandaan

The "Museum of the Sea" is composed of skeletons of whales, various documents relating to the evoluti...

"Museum of the Sea" room dedicated to piracy

F: Maritime Museum, Main Hall

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 1.4 hier vandaan

Sea Museum, main hall, the museum is actually much larger and includes more rooms. But at least here ...

Maritime Museum, Main Hall

G: Museum of the beetles

door Fernando da Rosa Morena, 1.5 hier vandaan

The "Museum Beetles" consists of three collections that were purchased and integrated by the Museum o...

Museum of the beetles

H: Playa Montoya

door Nicolás Tarallo, 2.0 hier vandaan

Ubicada en la Barra, Playa Montoya es una de mas concurridas por los turistas en el verano de Punta d...

Playa Montoya

I: Caracoles Punta del Este

door maka bica, 5.4 hier vandaan

Caracoles Punta del Este

J: Esculturas

door Carlos Bacelo, 5.4 hier vandaan


Dit panorama is genomen in Uruguay, 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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