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Our Top Ten South American highlights,
1. Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat in Bolivia
2. the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu set high in the Andes
3. Mount Fitzroy, one of the most technically challenging mountains on Earth
4. the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world (and 2nd longest)
5. the Galapagos Islands, with their high levels of endemism was the birthplace for Darwin's theory of Evolution
6. Torres del Paine, home to soaring mountains and blue icebergs
7. the Moai statues on Easter Island, thought to be over 500 years old
8. Rio de Janeiro, UNESCO World Heritage site and capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro
9. Iguazu Falls, the largest waterfall system in the world
10. the Pantanal, the world's largest wetland
Laguna Hedionda at sunrise, between Polques and Quetena, Altiplano, Bolivia, April 2017.  -  Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Laguna Hedionda at sunrise, between Polques and Quetena, Altiplano, Bolivia, April 2017.
Salar de Uyuni salt flat just after sunset, Altiplano, Bolivia  -  Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Salar de Uyuni salt flat just after sunset, Altiplano, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni salt flat at sunset, Altiplano, Bolivia  -  Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Salar de Uyuni salt flat at sunset, Altiplano, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni salt flat at sunset, Altiplano, Bolivia  -  Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Salar de Uyuni salt flat at sunset, Altiplano, Bolivia
RF- Landscape of Laguna Hedionda,  Altiplano, Bolivia, April 2017. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)  -  Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / RF- Landscape of Laguna Hedionda, Altiplano, Bolivia, April 2017. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
James' flamingos (Phoenicoparrus jamesi) on a laguna in the remote region of high desert, altiplano and volcanoes near Tapaquilcha, Bolivia, December 2009  -  David Noton
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David Noton / James' flamingos (Phoenicoparrus jamesi) on a laguna in the remote region of high desert, altiplano and volcanoes near Tapaquilcha, Bolivia, December 2009
Llama (Lama glama) in front of Machu Picchu ruins, Andes, Peru, July 2006.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Llama (Lama glama) in front of Machu Picchu ruins, Andes, Peru, July 2006.
Morning light on Machu Picchu. Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Peru. December 2013.  -  Merryn  Thomas
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Merryn Thomas / Morning light on Machu Picchu. Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Peru. December 2013.
Llama in mist at Machu Picchu, Andes, Peru  -  Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Llama in mist at Machu Picchu, Andes, Peru
Inca ruins, Huuauna Picchu in background, Machu Picchu, Peru 2006.  -  Juan Manuel Borrero
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Juan Manuel Borrero / Inca ruins, Huuauna Picchu in background, Machu Picchu, Peru 2006.
Machu Picchu in morning. Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Peru. December 2013.  -  Merryn  Thomas
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Merryn Thomas / Machu Picchu in morning. Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Peru. December 2013.
Fitz Roy Massif at sunset, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. April 2014.  -  Jeff Vanuga
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Jeff Vanuga / Fitz Roy Massif at sunset, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. April 2014.
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