5 Breathtaking Places in South America to Visit Before You Die

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South America boasts some of the most unique and stunning landscapes in the world. Here are five places with views that will blow you away, no matter how well traveled you are.

Igazu Falls, Brazil

Igazu Falls are a series of 275 waterfalls. They are on the border between Brazil and Argentina, and you can admire the breathtaking views from either side.

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Machu Picchu, Peru

In the misty Andres Mountains, you’ll find the iconic site of Machu Picchu. It was built in the mid-15 century and abandoned in the early 16th century after the Spanish invasion.

Easter Island, Chile

Chile is home to one of the world’s most mysterious and beautiful landscapes, Easter Island. The 900 Moai statues, which are scattered across the island, are the most memorable feature of all.

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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Salar de Uyni is over 4,000 square miles of salt flat. When it rains, the salt produces a mirror effect and the result is some extremely surreal and ethereal photos.

Galapagos Islands, Equador

The peaceful islands of Galapagos are filled with stunning landscapes and wonderful creatures, including plenty of giant tortoises.