Tagged: South America

Gaucho culture in Argentina

One of Argentina’s biggest attractions for tourists and photographers alike is the traditional cowboy or ‘gaucho’ culture, which remains...

The best of Argentina: the south

The second in our series of insider tips on Argentina’s most photogenic places looks at our favourite destinations in the south,...

Caimans

Caimans are Central and South America’s answer to crocodiles. They range from small dwarf varieties to larger species...

Spider monkeys

Spiders monkeys are an extremely intelligent but threatened species with very long limbs and tails. In the wild they can be...

Inti Raymi festival

The Festival of Inti Raymi (which means festival of the sun) brings crowds onto the streets in the...

Toucans

Toucans are colourful tropical birds native to Southern Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Although they look...

Salar de Uyuni

A pristine white salt flat stretching over ten thousand square kilometers (the largest in the world), the Salar de...

Christ the Redeemer

Photographer Angelo Cavalli recently captured this great shot of Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, seemingly embracing the...

Carnival in South America

It’s carnival time in Latin America and some of the best street parties in the world are kicking off...