South America is a destination on the rise thanks to an enchanting blend of fascinating places, people and pastimes. It is located in the western hemisphere, lying mostly in the southern hemisphere with a relatively small portion in the northern hemisphere.
Latin America stretches from the wilds of Patagonia, through the Amazonian rainforest, past Incan ruins and up the to the spectacular wildlife of the Galapagos, making this your ultimate adventure playground. It offers truly iconic attractions that can’t be experienced anywhere else – Machu Picchu, Iguaza falls, Torres Del Paine and Salar de Uyuni, alongside incredible wildlife – whales, sea lions, monkeys, jaguars, condors and blue-footed boobies.
Interesting facts about South America:
- Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world.
- The Atacama Desert in Chile is considered the driest place in the world.
- The Amazon rainforests are habitat to around half the world’s species of plants and animals.
- South America is the only continent to have pink dolphins…PINK DOLPHINS!!