South America Archive

Chile – Groove to the Land of Wines

As the Antarctic freezes and the entire place is chilly and as the dry desert blazes hot in the heat of the sun, the sole place of beautiful vineyards is a pleasurable sight ain’t it? And Chile lying just in the centre of the region between the desert and the Antarctic is ...Read More

Casino de Buenos Aires

Casino de Buenos Aires or the Estrella de la Fortuna, a three decked casino, opened in Oct 99. The mood reflects the old riverboats that played on the River Mississippi in the ancient times. This is a popular location with tourists and locals alike. It is located in the historic region of ...Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Peru is home to a huge number of archeological locations, among which Machu Picchu, an Incan site, is the most famous. There are a number of Incan sites other than Machu Picchu. In fact, there are a number of civilizations other than Incan as well. ...Read More

Santiago, Chile – Sights and Attractions

“Who in their right mind would visit Santiago? Such a loud city, with so much pollution and grime.” Well, I don’t blame the disappointed travelers to the city who have had a bad time here. However, the truth of the matter is that, if you dig only a bit deeper to uncover ...Read More

Colca Canyon

The Colca Canyon and its surrounding area is a place of great beauty. You will get to see the surrounding Andean topography at its best from here. A journey to the wilderness of Colca will take you through high mountain passes in the Andean region, some of which are as high as ...Read More

Itaipu Dam : A miracle of a structure

A genius of a man made structure lighting up millions of homes and bringing them out of darkness. ‘Peanuts’ is the word used by some economic experts to describe the impact of Renewable Energies. The common bias is that they are “unreliable”, “not sufficient” and “not feasible”. But the engineering wonder that ...Read More

Harbour of Rio de Janeiro

The largest bay in the world and its name means ‘river of January’ is unparalleled in its beauty due to the unique mountains gracing its shores. It is also known as Guanabara Bay. ...Read More

Chicamocha Canyon

Chicamocha Canyon and the adjoining National Park or Panachi, has become a popular destination with tourists who are spending their time in Bucaramanga. Tourist also drive down from Bogota to view this place. The region is situated on the Bogota-Bucaramanga-Santa Martha highway which will take you roughly about an hour and a ...Read More

Huascarán National Park

Huascarán National Park was established in 1975 and has the highest mountain range in the Peruvian Andes. The beauty of the place is incomparable with high pleateau,ravines, torrents, lakes, and glacial features. The forest at the foothill is well maintained and the archeological remains in the park is also much responsible for ...Read More

Laguana Colorado

Laguana Colorado is a shallow salt lake in the beautiful barren region of Bolivia. It is inside the Eduardo Avaroa Andean National Reserve. The lake stretches for about 60 square kilometers. The particular color of the lake is due to the high mineral content in the water and the presence of algae ...Read More