South America

A comprehensive collection of travel guides, travel tips, and stories about South America. Get inspired to plan your next adventure in South America.

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Straddling the Equator – Finally

We missed our opportunity to balance on the Equator in Kenya. In Indonesia we had another chance to cross the Equator, We almost missed our opportunity again in Quito.

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Active Galapagos Tour – Intrepid Travel

The thing we loved the most about our Active Galapagos adventure was the fact that we stayed on land each night. I bet you didn’t know this, but 28,000 people live on the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador and contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to stay on a boat.

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How to Plan a Trip to Machu Picchu

Peru was one of those destinations that completely astounded Dave and I.There was no way we were going to miss seeing Machu Picchu and since we only had two weeks in the country, we made a beeline to the star attraction.