Fave South American Country?

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1. Posted by Tazza (Full Member 57 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

I know this is a highly subjective question, but in your opinion where's the best place to go in South/Central America?

Any feedback is much appreciated!!


2. Posted by SamSalmon (Respected Member 626 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Hands down Colombia- a place that's been dodgy in the past but is really starting to turn itself around.
Gorgeous beaches, lush rainforests, towering mountains, welcoming friendly people and wonderful food.
Spanish is essential though-no English except in Cartagena-a place apart that's worth a week easy.

3. Posted by girlfriend (Budding Member 10 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

hi there I just returned from my trip in southamerica and let me to tell you that you souldn't miss Peru BOlivia Brasil amd Ecuador all those places are wonderfull some are a little bit more dangerous than others but is like all big cities you know anyway if you need some advices please mail me back aracelly_nireya@hotmail.com

4. Posted by Pam CAN (Inactive 22 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Being brazilan I have to tell you it's Brazil, but south america is wonderful, culture there is great and you can do it fairly cheap too. But if you are going to travel this far don't miss Brazil, specially the northeast coast. I have a soft spot for Bolivia though.

5. Posted by JasonD (First Time Poster 1 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

He ido a la República Dominicana en el enero pasado. Estoy esperando que vaya en el año proxíma porque es un país muy hermoso, especialmente la isla de Saona. Jason

6. Posted by mirapat (Full Member 19 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Peru is the most intringuing country in South America. It has 3 different regions to visit: coast (beaches), andes (Inca's culture) and amazonic jungle.
All depens what you like to know.
Machu Picchu in Cuzco (Andeas) is considered the center of the world. It is a Incás fortress, ancient. You go there and feel something special.
Other singular experience is to flight over the Nazca lines (very close to Lima the capital) because those are lines buildt by pre-inca's culture that only can be seen by air ¿?. The movie "future memories" or something like that place them as one of the marevlous and inexplicable things in the world
On the other hand, if you like ecoturism and adventure, we have a lot to offer: kayaking on rivers, skiing in snow (pastoruri), climbing the Huascaran, one of the highest mountain.
Night life also is very moved.