Central & South America Guide 2012

Central & South America Guide 2012


Tourism to Peru is booming and its capital city is now a must-visit destination. What’s old is new in Lima, showing off her rich history in the Larco Museum and highlighting her colonial splendors with the Magic Circuit of Water—high-tech fountains set to lights and music in historic Plaza Mayor.


This is the smallest independent country in South America, yet its neo-tropical natural resources come on a grand scale


While Uruguay’s attractions may be less dramatic than those of its neighbors Argentina and Brazil, its appeal lies in miles of fine-sand beaches and dunes, enormous ranches where guests get a taste of gaucho life, and a riverside capital that is interesting and welcoming.


Best known for its oil politics and feisty president, Venezuela is in fact one of Latin America’s most alluring natural treasures.