south america

Machu Picchu (The Lost City of the Incas), Peru

Machu Picchu (The Lost City of the Incas) is an Inca fortress city situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in the Andes in the western South American country of Peru. The Inca Empire  was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. Built around 1460, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site and also [...]

Salar de Uyuni, Oruro and Potosí, Bolivia — Largest Salt Lake in the World

We leave our Europe planning for awhile as we take a visual tour of what the other parts of the world have to offer. Salar de Uyuni Salar de Uyuni (Salar de Tunupa), the world’s biggest salt flat, is located in Oruro and Potosí in southwest Bolivia (central South America). During the driest months, the [...]