Thursday, August 13, 2020

Wonders of South America

Most interesting wonders in South America.

Monturaqui Crater

One of the most impressive meteorite craters in South America is Monturaqui Crater. It was first described in scientific literature in 1966 (Sanchez, Cassidy)...

Cachoeira da Fumaça (Fumaca Waterfall)

One of the tallest waterfalls in Brazil is the 340 m tall Cachoeira da Fumaça. It is one of central attractions in the gorgeous...

Aruwai Falls

Several impressive rapids and waterfalls have formed on Mazaruni River on its route down from Pacaraima Mountains. Aruwai Falls are among the most impressive...

Kumerau Falls

Kumerau Falls (also Kumarau Falls) belong to the most impressive falls in the world. Kumerau Falls often are compared to Kaieteur - one of the...

Valparaiso historic centre

Valparaíso is a city with its own style. Incredibly steep streets on the hillsides are lined with buildings in gaudy colors and in many...

Iracoubou St. Joseph Church

From the outside the St. Josephs Church in Iracoubou village looks simple and unpretentious. But this simplicity is deceiving - the frescoes inside represent...

Kurutuik Falls

In a little visited area on the border of Brazil and Guyana, near Roraima Plateau, are located several impressive waterfalls. One of the most...

Yasuni Forest

There is a very special forest tract in the immense Amazonian rainforest - Yasuni Forest. It is well possible that this large forest in...

Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero

The largest tree in the magnificent Valdivian temperate rain forest is alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides). There are stories about alerce trees with a girth of...

Marina Fall on Ipobe

In the 1930s several large waterfalls were discovered in Guyana from airplane. One of the most beautiful discoveries was Marina Fall - approximately 152...