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Mercado Aguas Calientes

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A: Central Plaza in Aguas Calientes, Peru.

de Joe Griffin, la distanta de 90 metri

The central plaza in Aguas Calientes, Peru.  The large statue in the center is of the Inca Pachicuteq...

Central Plaza in Aguas Calientes, Peru.

B: Machu Picchu Aguas Calientes

de Seungsang Yoo(유승상), la distanta de 140 metri

Machu Picchu Aguas Calientes

C: Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes

de Willy Kaemena, la distanta de 150 metri

Wikipedia: "Aguas Calientes is the colloquial name for Machupicchu Pueblo, a town in Peru on the Urub...

Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes

D: Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu Peru

de Julius Sunpanoramas.com, la distanta de 180 metri

Small village at the base of Machu Picchu. The sole purpose of this village is to accommodate visitor...

Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu Peru

E: The Urubamba River in Aguas Calientes

de Joe Griffin, la distanta de 320 metri

This was taken in a small park along the Urubamba River in Aguas Calientes.  The Urubamba River crash...

The Urubamba River in Aguas Calientes

F: In the train to machu picchu

de Ivan Schuler Pascasio, la distanta de 560 metri

In the train to machu picchu

In the train to machu picchu

G: Machu Picchu seen from Putucusi/ 03.2012

de NilsW, la 1.5 km distanta

Machu Picchu seen from Putucusi

Machu Picchu seen from Putucusi/ 03.2012

H: Machupicchu Sonnentor

de Rolf Ris, la 2.1 km distanta

Machupicchu Sonnentor

I: Machu Picchu Terraces

de Joe Griffin, la 2.5 km distanta

I like this view of Machu Picchu.  I took it near the bottom of the cleared area close to where the h...

Machu Picchu Terraces

J: Llama Of Machu Picchu

de Seungsang Yoo(유승상), la 2.5 km distanta

Llama Of Machu Picchu

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Peru, South America

Aceasta este un ansamblu a 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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