South America is home to the largest rainforest and most biodiverse place on the planet, The Amazon Rainforest. The Amazon is the first place that comes to mind when you say South America, but the truth is there is so much more on offer. From the rugged mountainous region of Patagonia to the Bolivian Salt Flats. Here you will find everything you need to know about South America and all of its natural and cultural treasures.
Being the home of the worlds largest rainforest is not South Americas only accolade. In addition, you will find the largest river in the world (The Amazon River). The largest waterfall (Angel Falls in Venezuela) and The Andes, the worlds longest and second highest mountain range.
With regards to South America’s people and culture. Several Amazonian Tribe’s still exist in complete isolation to the outside world. The Inca are probably the most famous tribe but there are thought to be as many as 84. As far as cultural experiences go, it doesn’t get much more unique than the carnivals of Rio de Janeiro.
South America is an incredible destination for any adventurist and is an absolute essential on anyone’s travel bucket list. Browse through the articles to read more about this amazing continent.