Explore the Galapagos through the lens of your camera with famous photographer Jonathan R. Green.
Pirate legends & mysterious wilds. Discover why Columbus named Venezuela "The Land of Grace."
Peru stands out as one of the most historic countries in South America. Whether it's the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu or the buildings from the colonial period, Peru's past is evident around every corner. History-loving travelers often make a trip to Cusco part of their South America tours, and with a long list of attractions dating back centuries, it's easy to see why.
One of the last remaining relics of the Incas is Coricancha. Originally built as a temple to honor the sun god, the building was eventually demolished by colonists in order to build the Church of Santo Domingo. The settlers used the temple's foundation in its construction, which can still be seen today and serves as a lasting reminder of the scope of power of the Incan Empire.
While few Inca buildings remain inside the city, Cusco is home to a number of structures with histories to the earliest days of colonization by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, including the Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesus. This famous church dates as far back as 1576 and its intricate design stands as a symbol of one of the most transformative eras in South American history.
Of course, not all highlights of Cusco are centuries-old churches. There are also many buildings that pay tribute to the city's more modern history. Most notably, the city is home to the Estadio Garcilaso, which will certainly appeal to soccer fans who make their way to Peru. The famous stadium holds around 30,000 spectators and occupies a crucial place in the public concsciousness. It has also played host to a number of important matches over the years and is the home field for Club Cienciano.
(Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls)
Enjoy a unique tour of vibrant Buenos Aires and learn about the city's history with a bicycle tour. Take in a live Tango performance, and sample regional cuisine. Travel to spectacular Iguazu Falls and experience one of the top destinations in South America, and one of the most beautiful places in the world.
(Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, Foz do Iguaçu)
Visit the top sights in Rio de Janiero such as Christ the Redeemer statue and Copacabana beach. Explore Paraty, a beautiful colonial town set on the Atlantic coast. Fly to Iguazu Falls and enjoy nature at its best as you wonder at over 200 latticed cascades. Explore both sides of the falls in this jungle-like paradise with the convenience of private tours.
Women only, save $900 on this special Galapagos Photography Expedition.
Discover the breathtaking untouched wilds of the Galapagos Islands through the lens of your camera with world renowned Royal Geographic Society Fellow photographer Jonathan R. Green.
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