If you are going to visit the countries of Latin America, then Spanish will be very useful to you, because there is no other way in this continent. And if you do not speak this language, then take a phrase book with you.
Chile – a strip of land sandwiched between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. In 1541, the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia founded the city of Santiago. Settlement of fifty people from adventure seekers and thugs. Continue reading
At seventeen hours drive from Buenos Aires, on the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, are the majestic jungle. They were inhabited by Guarani – the indigenous Indians.
Reference. The indigenous people, namely the Guarani Indians still live in these places. Guarani is considered the ethnic community of Paraguay, where the second language is still Guarani, even the currency in Paraguay is called Guarani. Continue reading
One of the landmarks of Argentina is the passionate and energetic tango dance. This is not just one of the elements of the musical culture of Argentina. Tango – religion, pride, favorite occupation of the Argentines. It was the Argentine tango that was included in the list of the intangible cultural heritage of mankind. Continue reading
Las Paz or Nuestra Señora de la Paz since 1898 is the de facto capital of the state and the administrative center of the department of the same name. Located at an altitude of 3200 meters. It is believed that this capital is located above all others in the world. The official capital of Bolivia is the city of Sucre. But most of Bolivian government offices are in La Paz. The city was formed in 1548 in the crater of an extinct volcano. Continue reading
The next day foreshadowed us no less exciting impressions – a trip to Machu Picchu on one of the narrowest narrow gauge railways in the world (the width of the canvas was 80 cm) was coming. Railway communication is very poorly developed in Peru. The two lines of Cusco – Machu Picchu and Cusco – Puno are used mainly for the transport of tourists. For Peruvians, prices “bite”: a trip to Machu Picchu costs between $ 180 and $ 540. Continue reading