Easter Island

Easter Island, Chile

Today we’re visiting one of the most remote places on Earth: Easter Island. Known as Rapa Nui by locals, it’s 1289 miles across the Pacific to somewhere else that is inhabited and over 2000 miles to the South American mainland. […]

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Ponte Estaiada, São Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo is bustling modern metropolis. Known for it’s horrendous traffic and unpredictable weather, there’s plenty to explore; beat the traffic in one of the city’s helicopter taxis and don’t forget an umbrella! Sao Paulo is also […]

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Reed boats on Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

High in the Andean mountains is Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America. Stretching over 118 miles across and 50 miles wide, most of the lake is in Bolivia, but the western end crosses over the border into Peru. […]

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Cathedral Basilica of Lima

Lima, Peru

With direct flights available from London and Madrid, Lima is now easily accessible from Europe. The capital of Peru has been inhabited for almost 2000 years with significant growth after the Spanish conquests made the city the capital of the […]

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Machu Picchu, Peru

High in the Peruvian Andean mountains, Machu Picchu was built around 1450 as a royal estate with hundreds of servants on site permanently to ensure the ruler was kept in comfort all year round. Although the palace was not far […]

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Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

Towering over the Rio De Janeiro with his outstretched arms reaching 28 meters across, the statue of Christ the Redeemer that overlooks the city is surely one of the most iconic images of Brazil. Construction began in 1922 and was […]

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Salar De Uyuni

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia

The world’s largest salt flat is Salar De Uyuni, located high in the Bolivian Andes. A salt flat might not seem like an inspiring destination, but this unusual landscape has to be seen to be believed. This giant desert covers […]

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Penguins in Antarctica

Antarctica

Antarctica is the only uninhabited continent; with no permanent settlements, although there are several scientific research stations. With a population of only 70 people per million square kilometres in winter, this is definitely the place to go to get away […]

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Patagonia, Chile

Patagonia is the mythical-sounding region at the southern-most tip of Latin America. Stretching over Argentina and Chile it includes deserts, vast grasslands and some of the most spectacular scenery in the world; think glaciers sliding over snow-capped mountains, jewel blue […]

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hillside houses in Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Chile

Overlooking the Pacific ocean, Valparaiso is Chile’s second largest city. It’s the home of the Chilean National Congress and an important Pacific port, with a thriving arts and culture scene and a picturesque historic quarter. The most notable resident of […]

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