South America evokes a special kind of wonder in travelers. You’ll find it in the vast, unchanged wilderness of Patagonia, the mind-boggling biodiversity of the Amazon and the natural history of the Galápagos Islands.
It’s a steamy Rio night with an ice-cold caipirinha, an aromatic morning coffee in Cartagena, or a grill-seared steak in a Buenos Aires parrilla. It’s stories of revolutionary icons and real-life cowboys, transformative journeys, and geographical extremes—here, the promise of an adventure is never far from your reach. But in a continent so big, so varied—where should you go?
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Photography courtesy of Delfin Amazon Cruises, Clark Kotula, Awasi Atacama and Explora Hotels