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Latin America

Discover more about this collection of mainly Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries, and what gems they have to offer.

  • The predominant official languages spoken in Latin America are Spanish, followed by Portuguese(Brazil) and French (Haiti & French Guiana).
  • Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the largest salt lake in the world.
  • The largest river in Latin America (by volume) is the Amazon.
  • Atacama desert in Chile is the driest place on earth.
  • The Andes mountains are the largest mountain range in Latin America.
  • Angel Falls in Venezuela are the world's highest waterfalls.

This region provides real adventure for the traveller who wants to explore and experience something different.

Nature lovers will be captivated by the Galapagos islands boat tours or the Amazon forest wildlife trips. History buffs can sink their teeth into the ancient Inca civilization in Peru, or the colonial pasts of Brazil, Columbia and Cuba.

For those who love to dance, it would be a sin to miss out on the samban carnival experiences of Rio or Salvador, or the tango filled bars of Buenos Aires.

For the truly remote and wild experience visit Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego - the "land of fire"; alternatively the Andes mountain range provides challenging hikes and awe inspiring views. The volcanoes in northern Chile and southern Bolivia offer an unforgettable backdrop to the largest salt plains in the world and the Atacama desert.

There are endless miles of beautiful beaches as well as plenty of nature reserves or rainforests in which to relax on or in, providing stark contrasts to the vibrant and bustling cities in all these countries, each with its own unique rhythm. If its diversity that you are searching for, then look no further than this area and it's people who are full of passion and enthusiasm for life.


Brazil

Brazil

Colombia

Colombia

Cuba

Cuba

Peru

Peru

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