Travel Reports » South America


South America has a population of 418 million people and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. On the west coast, the Andes are the longest mountain range in the world with a length of 7,500 kilometres from Venezuela to Patagonia. The highest mountain in South America is the Aconcagua at 6,961 metres. The longest river in South America is the Amazon, at about 6,448 kilometers, which is also the most water-rich river on earth. Hardly any other continent offers such diverse landscapes: from lush rainforests, to high volcanoes, cloud-covered cloud forests, red-hot canyons, ice-blue glaciers and white dream beaches. The largest cities in South America are São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Bogotá, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Brasília, Medellín and Caracas.

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Sao Paulo – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo Spots (Brazil)

Categories: Travel reports, South America, Brazil

During our travel planning we were told by many people that Sao Paulo is big, dirty and criminal and that there is nothing special to see there. In our opinion, the opposite is true: we are very positively surprised by Sao Paulo. Yes, the city is big, damn big even. But we found the city very modern, clean and with many beautiful places. Perception can sometimes be so different.

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Rio de Janeiro – A helicopter tour over the city (Brazil)

Categories: Travel reports, South America, Brazil

January 1, 2015 – on to a new year! 🙂 After a late New Year’s breakfast at the hotel, we were greeted at noon with bombastic summer weather – sun, blue sky and 33 degrees. Rio de Janeiro is one of the few cities on our world tourthat we really wanted to see from above. That’s why we wanted to do a helicopter tour of the city today.

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