A meeting point of the gringos traveling in South America, San Pedro appears in the vastness of the Atacama Desert as a colonial mirage herited from the Spanish conquistadores and merges harmoniously the local culture with the one of the outsiders.
Neither the smothering heat nor the frequent rain season flooding - and much less the coups d'états and military juntas - refrain the speedy pace of this asian metropolis. Almost everything is deliciously crazy in Bangkok.
Gathering 333 surrounding melanesian islands, Viti Levu ensures, since long, Fiji's national identity. Dramatic and bucolic scenarios and a fascinating, deslocated indian culture, create one of the most exotic South Pacific domains.
The island of Santa Catarina represents what the European zone of Brazil has best to offer. Epic Atlantic scenarios and a cold sea always crowded by surfers are some of its famous brandmarks. The rest is there, to be discovered.
A priviliged position where the Pacific Ocean almost meets the Atlantic made it the most important hispanic colonial entrepôt of the Americas. Today, its walls protect a majestic, colorful town that only surrenders to the cumbia.
A paulistas' vacation hideaway, the biggest oceanic island of Brazil features 90% of Atlantic Forest, waterfalls and idyllic beaches. These are some of the reasons why its official name of São Sebastião Island was replaced by: "the beautiful island."
It's on the summit of Pico Bolívar (4980 m) that the Andes have their South America north end final breath. The region became the Venezuelan Meca of the andinists, that got used to share it with the farmers of the mountain small pueblos.
The exotic scenarios of the China Sea and tropical waters full of marine live and Second World War Japanese shipwrecks sunk by American destroyers make this island a last frontier in the list of many divers.
Part of the world's highest seaside range, this NP was recently a playground for cocaine producers, guerrillas and the army. Rid of the caos, it's now revealing a luxuriant jungle, idyllic beaches and its Tayrona guardian tribes' esoteric culture.