TRAVEL GUIDE TO SOUTH AMERICA
This is your ultimate travel guide to South America!
South America is a continent I dream of discovering from North to South and from East to West, that’s how much I love Latine America. Being a Latina myself, you understand from where I get the vibe.
South America is for travelers looking to understand the latine cultures and explore each country, as they are unique. The biggest attractions are the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, the Galápagos Islands, Iguazu Falls, Machu Picchu, and Patagonia. Torres Del Paine is a national park you must visit.
Nevertheless, city life is also one of a kind, having a unique vibe.
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Weather: The weather in South America is hot and humid
World’s largest coffee producer: Brazil
The world’s largest tropical rainforest is located in South America
The potato originated from South America even though it is Europe that now produces three-quarters of the world’s production of potatoes.
Language: The most spoken language in South America is Spanish, followed closely by Portuguese, the official language of Brazil.
The currencies are the Argentine peso, the Bolivian boliviano, the Brazilian real, the Chilean peso, the Colombian peso, the Guyanese dollar, the Paraguayan Gurani, the Peruvian nuevo sol, the Surinamese dollar, the Uruguay peso and the US dollar in Ecuador.
Connexion: Internet access in South America has improved greatly in recent years, with Wi-Fi connections in most hotels and hostels, as well as in restaurants
A recent study by the UK-based price comparison site Uswitch released that Chile boasts the fastest average broadband internet connection across the 37 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), followed by Denmark and the United States.
Railroads: South America’s new transcontinental railway is considered to be one the biggest infrastructure projects, also known as the “Panama Canal on railway tracks.”
Nevertheless, one of the most famous is the steam train trip “La Trochita” from Esquel to Nahuel Pan in Patagonia. You can travel from Buenos Aires to Patagonia for the most part by train. Buenos Aires – Bahia Blanca and Viedma Bariloche have regular overnight trains with sleepers on the routes.
Best Time to visit
Actually, there’s no bad time to visit South America.
You can experience a variety of climates and landscapes throughout the year. September to November is an excellent time to travel to the Amazonian jungle. With fewer mosquitos, you will be able to enjoy more trails in this vast jungle. For Galapagos Islands, this is also the best period to visit. With almost zero rainfall, you can enjoy much of the island’s wildlife.
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