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Arequipa Plaza Armas

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Wikipedia: " Arequipa is the capital city of the Arequipa Region in southern Peru. With a population of 904,931 it is the second most populous city of the country. Arequipa lies in the Andes mountains, at an altitude of 2,335 meters (7,661 feet) above sea level; the former snow-capped volcano El Misti overlooks the city.

The city has many colonial-era Spanish buildings built of sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock, from which it gets the nickname La Ciudad Blanca ("The White City"). Reportedly, it first acquired this nickname in the colonial era, because most of its inhabitants were Creole of Iberian descent. The historic centre of Arequipa was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, in recognition of its architecture and historic integrity."

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A: dawn in the arms square of Arequipa

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dawn in the arms square of Arequipa

B: night in the arms square of Arequipa

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night in the arms square of Arequipa

C: Peru, Arequipa, Plaza De Armas

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Peru, Arequipa, Plaza De Armas

D: Nigth in the Arms square 2 of Arequipa

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Nigth in the Arms square 2 of Arequipa

E: portals 1 the arms-square-2-of-arequipa

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portals 1 the arms-square-2-of-arequipa

F: Basilica Cathedral Square of Arequipa

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Basilica Cathedral Square of Arequipa

G: Nigth in the Arms square of arequipa

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Nigth in the Arms square of arequipa

H: arches of the arms square of Arequipa

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arches of the arms square of Arequipa

I: Altiplano Artisan Market of Arequipa

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Altiplano Artisan Market of Arequipa

J: sunset on a terrace of Arequipa

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sunset on a terrace of Arequipa

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这是一个概述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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