Sunday Special – Marble Caves of General Carrera Lake, Chile


The South American country of Chile is rather long - spanning 4,270 km / 2,653 miles. With such length the topography is quite varied. Towards the southernmost section is the well-known area of Patagonia, which Chile shares with Argentina. Mountains, desserts, plains, lakes, rivers, islands, glaciers, plateaus and caves can be found in this region... Continue Reading →

Sunday Special – Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca), Peru


Peru is not lacking in places to see and visit. In recent years Vinicunca or Rainbow Mountain has exploded in fame, almost rivalling Machu Picchu in its popularity. This relatively "new" destination has become an Instagram gem, albeit often extensively photoshopped or filtered. Peru's Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca) on a clear day - Photo credit: Christian... Continue Reading →

Sunday Special – La Mano de Punta del Este (or The Hand of Punta del Este) – Uruguay


Since February 1982, Uruguay's Punta del Este has been home to this famous sculpture by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal. Located on Brava Beach, in the popular resort town, stands the concrete and plastic statue of fingers struggling out of its sandy location. Irarrázabal created the iconic artwork during the first International Meeting of Modern Sculpture in the Open... Continue Reading →

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