Travel articles about the exciting continent of South America.
Guatemala: Beautiful Lake Atitlan on The Wonder Trail. An excerpt from Steve Hely’s new book, The Wonder Trail–True Tales from Los Angeles to the End of the World, in which the author visits nearly every country in Central and South America on a continental road trip
Rocky Mountain National Park is not just for campers, there is still plenty to do for those who love all the comforts of home.
By Elizabeth Dickinson Sitting on the edge of the road, legs hanging over the side, feet just above a ledge of rock and mysterious plants, I regrouped, gazing at a canyon thousands of meters below that grew thousands of meters above. It was spread in thick, Amazonian foliage. Thin streams of waterfalls spouted from troughs […]
Wildlife Safari in Brazil’s Pantanal: Getting Up close and personal with Jaguars By Shannon Broderick The term “Safari” tends to bring to mind khaki-clad individuals with binoculars around their neck, hunched on the top of a teetering Land Rover, searching the African plains for majestic lions. “Africa definitely gets the ‘lion’s share of attention,” says […]
Isla de la Plata and a lot of Booby’s Off the coast of Ecuador, an island where rare birds thrive By Aileen Friedman The main and biggest tourist attraction in the small coastal fishing town of Puerto Lopez, Ecuador is the boat tour to the Isla de la Plata, an island an hour and a […]