The Magical Water Tour
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The Magical Water Tour

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Parque de la Reserva, Peru's capital city with an attraction that other countries around the world also have.
This is the biggest fountain park in the world, there are 13 fountains that are lit with more than 500colourful lights!

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Närliggande bilder i Peru

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A: Lima at Night

av Matthias Kunze, 420 meter bort

Nice nightly overview of Peruvian capital Lima from the top of a high apartment building. Circuito Ma...

Lima at Night

B: Lima

av Matthias Kunze, 420 meter bort

From the top of this apartment building you have a nice overview of the Peruvian capital Lima. But be...

Lima

C: Desde el techo

av Matthias Kunze, 430 meter bort

On the roof top of a high apartment building

Desde el techo

D: Ricardo Palma monument of exposition-park-of-lima

av jose-ignacio-teran, 1.0 km bort

Ricardo Palma monument of exposition-park-of-lima

E: Calana theater of exposition-park-of-lima

av jose-ignacio-teran, 1.1 km bort

Calana theater of exposition-park-of-lima

F: Morisco pavilion of-exposition-park-of-lima

av jose-ignacio-teran, 1.1 km bort

Morisco pavilion of-exposition-park-of-lima

G: Img 0193

av Bethel Radio, 1.3 km bort

Img 0193

H: China source of Exposition Park of lima

av jose-ignacio-teran, 1.4 km bort

China source of Exposition Park of lima

I: 9 de Mayo street of Lima

av jose-ignacio-teran, 1.4 km bort

9 de Mayo street of Lima

J: Italian art museum of lime

av jose-ignacio-teran, 1.4 km bort

Italian art museum of lime

Det här panoramat togs i Peru, South America

Detta är en översikt av 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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