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Hidden Places, South America

The Multicolored Lagoons of Lençóis Maranhenses Park, Brazil

2 Jul , 2016  

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is one of South America’s nature jewels, a remote coastal place where dunes of white sand host multicolored lakes and ponds. Its striking beauty and unique visual composition attracts every year numerous nature photographers and searchers of the genuine Brazil. The park is located in Maranhao state, in northeastern Brazil, stretching between […]

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Surreal Land Art: Giant Hand in the Atacama Desert

7 Feb , 2013  

As if a giant man was trapped in the desert of Atacama in South America, the surreal Mano de Desierto (Hand of the Desert) seems to reach out from the sand in the shape of an impressive stone sculpture. The unusual landmark is located conveniently on the Panamerican Highway, where it proudly stands 11 meter […]

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Iguazu, the Curse of an Eternal Fall

23 Aug , 2012  

An ancient legend tells that a god planned to marry a beautiful aborigine named Naipi, who fled with her mortal lover Taroba in a canoe. When the god heard about that, he became very angry and with an unmeasurable rage, he sliced the river creating waterfalls, condemning the two lovers to an eternal fall. This […]

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Mount Roraima, a Mystified Hiking Experience

13 Jun , 2012  

Today we will talk about Mount Roraima, one of the oldest mountain formations on Earth, a natural border between Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana in South America. It is also called Roraima Tepui or Cerro Roraima. There are some wonderful places on Earth that offer such breathtaking views that they might just stick with you forever […]

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Highest City in the World: La Rinconada, Peru

15 Apr , 2012  

As we were searching for unusual, remote places on the planet, we ran into Rinconada, said to be the highest city in the world. Located in the Peruvian Andes. at a height of 5,100m (16,732.28 feet) above sea level, La Rinconada is filled with stories that willprobably get you meditating. “It’s on Earth, but yet […]

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The Rainbow River: Caño Cristales, Columbia

24 Mar , 2012  

Caño Cristales (also known as the “river of five colors” or “the river that ran away from paradise”) has a unique biological feature: it is covered by colorful algae. According to wikipedia, “for most of the year, Caño Cristales is indistinguishable from any other river: a bed of rocks covered in dull green mosses are […]

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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia: a Tour of the World’s Largest Salt Lake

18 Oct , 2011  

Salar de Uyuni (or Salar de Tunupa) is the largest salt lake in the world, having 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 square meters). It is located in southwest Bolivia, near the Andes and it is a place of breathtaking and unworldly views. The salt here can reach up to 10 meters in thickness. Visiting Salar de Uyuni is […]

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Angel Falls, the Tallest Waterfall in the World

21 Jun , 2010  

Angel Falls is located in Venezuela and it is the tallest waterfall in the world, with a height of 1,054 m (3,458 ft). “Angel Falls is also known as Kerepakupai merú, which means “waterfall of the deepest place”, in Pemon language, or: Parakupa-vena, which means “the fall from the highest point”; Spanish: Salto Ángel. The waterfall drops […]

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