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Museo de Sitio Bodega y Quadra of Lima

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Närliggande bilder i Peru

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A: homeless station in Lima, Peru

av jose-ignacio-teran, 30 meter bort

homeless station in Lima, Peru

B: Soledad church

av jose-ignacio-teran, 120 meter bort

Soledad church

C: Nuestra Senora de la Soledad church of Lima

av jose-ignacio-teran, 120 meter bort

Nuestra Senora de la Soledad church of Lima

D: Convento de San Francisco, Lima, Peru

av Thomas Humeau, 120 meter bort

  Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in Lima, Peru. Th...

Convento de San Francisco, Lima, Peru

E: Convento de San Francisco, Lima, Peru

av Thomas Humeau, 130 meter bort

  Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in Lima, Peru. Th...

Convento de San Francisco, Lima, Peru

F: en mi sala

av camilo torres medina, 170 meter bort

esta es la desordenada sala de la planta baja de mi casa

en mi sala

G: Government Palace of Peru - The Golden Hall

av Christian De Lama Perez, 180 meter bort

The most important and beautiful lounge around Palace, designed by Claudio Sahut who is inspired by t...

Government Palace of Peru - The Golden Hall

H: Centro de Convenciones Aro Romero

av Christian De Lama Perez, 180 meter bort

Reunión del código 93 de la Facultad de Arquitectura Urbanismo y Artes de la UNI, realizado el dia sa...

Centro de Convenciones Aro Romero

I: Lima Monastery San Francisco

av Willy Kaemena, 190 meter bort

Wikipedia: "Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in Lima...

Lima Monastery San Francisco

J: Christmas in Lima city 2009

av John Sanchez, 220 meter bort

Christmas in Lima city 2009

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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