Torotoro, Bolivia/ 04.2012
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Torotoro, Bolivia/ 04.2012

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A: Stalactities and Stalagmites of Umajalanta Cave

de Arroz Marisco, la 1.5 km distanta

The chambers along the way inside the cave system are marked by numerous stalactities and stalagmites...

Stalactities and Stalagmites of Umajalanta Cave

B: The Cavernous Entrance to Umajalanta Cave

de Arroz Marisco, la 1.5 km distanta

The honour of the largest cave in Bolivia goes to the Gruta de Umajalanta about 7 km outside the vill...

The Cavernous Entrance to Umajalanta Cave

C: The Carnotaurus in Torotoro plaza

de Arroz Marisco, la 4.1 km distanta

Visitors to the township of Torotoro is greeted by a life-sized replica of Carnotaurus. Despite its t...

The Carnotaurus in Torotoro plaza

D: Dinosaur Footprints At Torotoro National Park

de Arroz Marisco, la 4.2 km distanta

Situated at the foot of the Eastern part of Andes in Bolivia near the quaint indigenous village of To...

Dinosaur Footprints At Torotoro National Park

E: The Underground Cavern of Llama Chaqui

de Arroz Marisco, la 8.8 km distanta

The pre-Incan site of Llama Chaqui is located high up in the mountain about 20 km east of the village...

The Underground Cavern of Llama Chaqui

F: Church at Plaza de la Recoleta

de Dominik Kohn, la 90.8 km distanta

Church at Plaza de la Recoleta

G: World's largest Collection of Dinosaur Foot Tracks, Cretaceous Park, Bolivia

de Arroz Marisco, la 114.8 km distanta

A giant cliff face bearing more than 5,000 individual dinosaur foot tracks from at least 8 different ...

World's largest Collection of Dinosaur Foot Tracks, Cretaceous Park, Bolivia

H: Sucre2

de luis davilla, la 117.6 km distanta

Sucre2

I: sucre. bolivia

de luis davilla, la 117.6 km distanta

sucre view fron cathedral

sucre. bolivia

J: san felipe neri church. sucre. bolivia

de luis davilla, la 117.8 km distanta

san felipe neri church. sucre. bolivia

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Bolivia, 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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