If I learned one lesson in Ecuador, however, it was that everyone needs to climb a big mountain at least once in their life.
Destination Guide: Mendoza, Argentina “Land of Sun and Good Wine”—What More Could You Ask for?
Brazil: Visiting five islands lost in the Atlantic ocean where only few boats dare to anchor.
Otavalo, Ecuador: riding horses in volcano country in a place with a rich equestrian tradition.
Peru: In Lima, Hannah Vickers take a tour of the slums, high above the city.
The Young Towns in Peru are adventurous places to explore – hold your bag tightly, and beware of pickpockets while you’re traveling through.
Venezuela is a place of civil unrest and danger; however, it’s a place of tremendous beauty, and is accessible if you’re adventurous enough.
Peru: Seeing Andean Culture Through the Eyes of Women. A women-only trip to Machu Picchu and other sites in Peru.
Experiencint Peru crammed into a bus seat, headed for the Sunday market in Pisac.
W.E Welbourne spent five months circumnavigating South America, and wrote about it in his book, Cruising the Latin Tapestry.
Colombia: Paragliding above San Gil, viewing the green mountains and savoring the views. Until you crash. Describing a paragliding experience in Colombia.
Argentina. Luke Armstrong journeys to the wine growing region of Mendoza and discovers wine tasting on bikes.
Coca Leaf Tea Peru: The refreshing altitude antidote of the Andes that’s illegal to bring into the US.
A fitness escape might be your perfect vacation: exercise and eat healthy food while exploring the local culture.
Surviving the Carnaval de Negros y Blancos. Ski Krieger gets talc-bombed during this wild festival in Colombia.
Sky Biking in the Cloud Forest of the Mashpi Lodge in Ecuador, South America.
Uruguay: Home to Poets and Mystics. Exploring the home of poet Pablo Neruda.
Bathing in Luxury at the Casa Gangotena in Quito, Ecuador.