South America

View On The Go's South America trips

The continent of South America is an awe-inspiring land of contrasts from the dense rainforests of the north to the glacial landscapes of the south with bone-dry deserts, spectacular waterfalls, imposing volcanoes, pristine lakes and deep canyons to boot. Encompassing Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, discover more of this incredible continent with our blog posts.

How to prepare for the Inca Trail

  You’ve decided on that once-in-a-lifetime trip to Peru, taking the Inca-built road to the lost city of Machu Picchu so now it’s time to prepare and to help we’ve compiled a handy ‘to do list’ to ensure it runs … Continue reading

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Top stargazing spots

The simple act of looking up into the dark abyss of the night sky at the planets, nebulas and constellations held in the universe is absolutely spell binding and something we’ve been doing for thousands of years. However due to … Continue reading

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The best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve

As the clock strikes midnight on 31st of December, salutations are cheered and bottles popped throughout the world. Whether you fancy a vibrant party in South America or a more active New Year in Africa, we have put together a … Continue reading

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Peru in Motion

We’re loving our video pick this week, a wonderful short film on Peru that brings together some incredible real life shots with quirky cinematic editing to create something of a masterpiece. Film maker Nick Whelan has not only captured some epic … Continue reading

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Land of the Incas and bowler hats

  As the heart of the erstwhile Inca Empire and home to charming colonial towns, colourful Andean culture and spectacular natural wonders, it is no wonder why Peru is one of South America’s most sought after destinations. Our own Mark Prymier recently … Continue reading

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Coffee beans, colonial towns & Caribbean coast

  We’ve got an exciting new destination coming to you in the near future and with pretty colonial towns, verdant coffee plantations, beautiful unspoiled beaches and a vibrant Latin American vibe, it is certainly alluring. Can you guess where we … Continue reading

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10 interesting facts about the Galapagos Islands

  Every year the Galapagos Islands tempt throngs of visitors to its shores in search of the unique wildlife and otherworldly landscapes that captured the intrigue and imagination of Darwin himself – but how much do you really know about … Continue reading

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Exploring Chile

  Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world – a quote from Gustave Flaubert, and one that particularly resonates in this week’s video pick. Put together by Slovenian film maker Rahela Jagric, … Continue reading

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Vineyards, gauchos & glaciers in Argentina

  Have some time to spare in Argentina? Whether you are a connoisseur of wine, fancy yourself a bit of a cowboy, are in search of an outdoor adventure or want to witness the passion of the tango – here is some inspiration … Continue reading

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My Peruvian adventure to the Amazon

  Last week Charlie Bridger continued telling us about her 15 day journey through Peru with the tales of her trek to Machu Picchu and exploration of the Sacred Valley. This week she heads into the lush wilderness of the … Continue reading

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