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Sud America

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Sud America
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    South America

    26 votes

    Continent

    Home to the world's tallest waterfall, driest desert, longest mountain chain, and largest rainfor...

  • 2
    Buenos Aires

    102 votes

    City

    A colorful and confident culture. Buenos Aires is often called the "Paris of South America" -- and...

  • 3
    Rio de Janeiro

    72 votes

    City

    By Day or Night Dazzle. Samba, beaches, bossa nova, Guanabara Bay, Funk Carioca, Carnaval, and Chr...

  • 4
    Cusco

    55 votes

    City

    From an Inca capital to a tourist hub. On the massive stone walls of Incan Coricancha temple tower...

  • 5
    Brazil

    41 votes

    Country

    Brazil Beyond Compare. Brazil is an exercise in superlatives: fifth-largest country in the world, ...

  • 6
    Cartagena

    36 votes

    City

    The city of Cartagena, known in the colonial era as Cartagena de Indias (Spanish: Cartagena de In...

  • 7
    Santiago

    35 votes

    City

    Santiago ( , Spanish: [sanˈtjaɣo], literally "Saint-James"), also known as Santiago de Chile is t...

  • 8
    Argentina

    30 votes

    Country

    The diversity of South America - with a dose of Europe. Argentina is almost a continent of its own...

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    Lima

    31 votes

    City

    Cultural diversity in the middle of so much ancient history. Lima has long been a stopover for int...

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    Colombia

    24 votes

    Country

    A hot culture and beautiful people. The Andes, the Amazon, and the Caribbean meet in enigmatic Col...

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    Peru

    24 votes

    Country

    Marvel from the coast to the Andes. The gods in Peru must have considered the landscape a test of ...

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    Florianopolis

    19 votes

    City

    Florianopolis, of "Floripa" to the hip, is a great island for surfing, whale-watching, and gettin...

  • 13
    Easter Island

    21 votes

    Island

    The fascinating and unrivaled cultural landscape of enormous stone figures knows as the moai. East...

  • 14
    Venezuela

    16 votes

    Country

    South America's Lost World. No matter your feelings on Venezuela's egomaniacal leader Hugo Chavez,...

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    Arequipa

    16 votes

    City

    Arequipa (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾeˈkipa]) is the capital and largest city of the Arequipa Regi...

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    Quito

    15 votes

    City

    The second-highest capital city in the world. As if poured onto the hills, Quito is splayed out ov...

  • 17
    Mendoza

    17 votes

    City

    A Toast to Argentina. At the very heart of the Argentine wine industry and at the foot of the Ande...

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    Bolivia

    15 votes

    Country

    High in the Andes, a Humming Metropolis. Low on the Plains, an Old Way of Life. Relatively undeve...

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    Chile

    18 votes

    Country

    Welcome to the World's Slenderest Country. Chile's most striking feature on the map is its startli...

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    Perito Moreno Glacier National Park

    20 votes

    National park

    The Perito Moreno Glacier (Spanish: Glaciar Perito Moreno) is a glacier located in the Los Glacia...

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    Foz do Iguaçu

    13 votes

    City

    It has unequalled natural riches such as Parque Nacional do Iguaçu (Iguaçu National Park), now a ...

  • 22
    Itamaraca

    13 votes

    Island

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    La Paz

    13 votes

    City

    Thin on Oxygen yet Steeped in Tradition. Sucre may be the constitutional capital of Bolivia, but L...

  • 24
    Paraty

    14 votes

    City

    Paraty (or Parati, Portuguese pronunciation: [pɐɾɐˈtʃi]) is a preserved Portuguese colonial (1500...

  • 25
    Medellín

    14 votes

    City

    The former hideout of drug lords turned into a colorful and welcoming place. Medellín, Colombia's ...

  • 26
    Titicaca

    12 votes

    Region

    Titicaca (Spanish: Lago Titicaca, pronounced [ˈlaɣo titiˈkaka], "Lake Titicaca"; Quechua: Titiqaq...

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    Argentinean Patagonia

    12 votes

    Region

    Stark Natural Beauty at the End of the Earth. Patagonia is a wind-swept wonderland, a wilderness o...

  • 28
    Ushuaia

    14 votes

    City

    Ushuaia (; Spanish pronunciation: [uˈswaʝa]) is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Isla...

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    Manaus

    12 votes

    City

    Amazonas' Modern Urban Mecca. Hot and humid all year round, Manaus, capital of the state of Amazon...

  • 31
    Potosí

    11 votes

    City

    Potosí is a capital city and a municipality of the Department of Potosí in Bolivia. It is one of ...

  • 32
    Montevideo

    11 votes

    City

    Not as Sleepy a Backwater as one Might Think. Any way you look at it, Montevideo oozes charm. Smal...

  • 33
    Fernando de Noronha

    11 votes

    Island

    FERNANDO DE NORONHAIsolated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, 50 minutes of Recife (PE), a...

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    Nasca

    10 votes

    City

    These valleys were the birthplace of the ancient Nazca cultue.

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    Valdes Peninsula

    12 votes

    Subregion

    The Valdes Peninsula (Spanish: Península Valdés) is a peninsula into the Atlantic Ocean in the Bi...

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    Iquitos

    9 votes

    City

    Bustling city in the Peruvian rainforests and starting point for many Amazon adventures

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    Jijoca de Jericoacoara

    9 votes

    City

    Frolick on the beach. Located in an area of environmental preservation, it is a small village with...

  • 38
    Pantanal

    10 votes

    Region

    Protected freshwater wetlands. The Pantanal Conservation Complex consists of a cluster of four pro...

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    Cali

    11 votes

    City

    Santiago de Cali (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo ðe ˈkali]), or Cali, is the capital of the Va...

  • 40
    Valparaíso

    15 votes

    City

    Valparaíso (; Spanish: [balpaɾaˈiso]) is a major city, seaport, and educational centre in the com...

  • 41
    Caracas

    9 votes

    City

    Caracas Comes of Age. More than three million Caraqueños can't be wrong. Seeing the city as violen...

  • 42
    Trujillo

    8 votes

    City

    Trujillo (Spanish pronunciation: [tɾuˈxiʝo]) is a city in coastal northwestern Peru and the capit...

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    Porto Alegre

    9 votes

    City

    Porto Alegre (UK: , US: , local Portuguese: [ˈpoɾtu aˈlɛɡɾi] (listen); lit. "Joyful Harbor") is t...

  • 44
    Recife

    8 votes

    City

    Past in Present, Traditional in Contemporary Life. Known as the "Brazilian Venice" due to its laby...

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    Uruguay

    7 votes

    Country

    South America Compact. Compared to its neighbor Argentina, Uruguay is tiny, but the pride of its p...

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