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This enchanted waterfall wonderland is home to the world famous La Garganta del Diablo (The Devil’s Throat) and around 270 other waterfalls of all shapes and sizes.

Argentina - Iguazu Falls - La Garganta del Diablo from Circuito Inferior

Argentina - Iguazu Falls - La Garganta del Diablo from Circuito Inferior

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As I mentioned in my post about Cuenca, Parque Nacional Cajas was the highlight of the region for me. Its rugged wholesome beauty deserves more than ‘one brief look’ most of its visitors give. I suggest 3 different ways of exploring the páramo.

Ecuador - Parque Nacional Cajas

Ecuador - Parque Nacional Cajas

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The 3rd largest city in Ecuador is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and a stepping stone for Parque Nacional Cajas (Cajas National Park).

Ecuador - Cuenca - Catedral Metropolitana de la Inmaculada Concepción

Ecuador - Cuenca - Catedral Metropolitana de la Inmaculada Concepción

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Lençóis, in the middle of Bahia state, Brazil, is one of those pleasant surprises you will be happy to have come across in your travels.

Brazil - Lençóis - Poço Azul

Brazil - Lençóis - Poço Azul

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Do not miss this one of the most idyllic places in Colombia! Perfect, whether you are a full blown hippy, nudist curious or partied out traveller seeking some sun, fun and relaxation.

Picture of Cabo San Juan (de Guía)

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Since the first day I first saw a picture of Torres del Paine I dreamt of seeing it someday, but I didn’t know anything about it other than it was somewhere in South America. I did get to realise that dream but it turned out to be a truly unforgettable and excruciating experience in more ways than one.

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One day I saw this amazing picture in National Geographic magazine which instantly grabbed my attention. The colours were so spectacular I wasn’t sure what I was looking at and I wondered if indeed it was from this planet. It was an aerial picture of the Fountain Paint Pot, and ever since then Yellowstone had fuelled my imagination.

USA - Yellowstone - Grand Prismatic Spring

Grand Prismatic Spring (From http://www.nps.gov; Click to enlarge)

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