A visit to the massive Itaipu Dam … [Brazil/Paraguay]

To be frank, until I started my research for the South American trip, I had not heard of Itaipu Dam. When I actually saw the dam, I realized its size and its impact. The dam is situated right at the Brazil/Paraguay border. Itaipu dam is considered a marvel of the Modern World. Itaipu dam is …

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Amazing Amazon Rain-forests … [Brazil]

The 7000-Kilometer (4000-Mile) Amazon River spans 8 Countries! (Brazil, Columbia, Peru, Ecuador, Guyana, Venezuela, Bolivia and Suriname) ... During my week in Tefe and Mamiraua, I got to explore the amazing Rain-Forests. My visit was in June and hence the rainy season had just got over. During June, the forests are typically inundated and canoes …

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The exhilarating trek to Machu Picchu … [Peru]

Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, is the base for the popular trek to Machu Picchu. 90-95% of the Tourists to Machu Picchu, use the traditional train route to Machu Picchu. Around 5-10% of more adventurous souls undertake the multi-day trek to Machu Picchu. Though the trek is tough and energy-sapping, at the …

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