South America is the fourth largest continent in the world. It is made up of 12 countries and three territories. It is approximately 13% of the earth’s land. The total population is 380 million colourful people.
The amazing Andean Mountain range stretches the length of the continent. The Amazon River includes the largest tropical rainforest in the world. Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world’s tallest waterfall at 979 metres.
The Atacama Desert in Chile is the driest place on earth. La Paz is the highest capital city and Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world. Salar De Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat.
The very impressive Lake Titicaca, the lost city of the incas Machu Picchu, awesome Galapagos Islands and the Antarctic Peninsular are definitely worth a visit.