America is a seemingly immeasurable and, at times, almost
incomprehensible landmass. Between the mighty Amazon River and
the high Andes lie endless sandy beaches, steamy jungles,
desolate, windswept salt flaps – geographically, South
America’s got it all. The
assorted ruins of ancient cultures – like Machu Picchu,
Chan-Chan and the Lost City – are scattered across the
continent. A series of mystical places, the only conceivable
reaction is to look on, awestruck.
the backpacker in South America, it’s undoubtedly the great
cities, such as Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Lima that
demand the most attention. Rippling with life and energy and
packed full of sights, they’re amongst the most exciting
travel destinations in the world.