South America

Whether your dancing to the beat of a Samba drum in the streets of Rio de Janeiro, or exploring the Amazon rainforest in Bolivia you will never be short of new adventures to get your pulse racing and pique your curiosity, in the wonderful continent of South America.

From the sunrise over Machu Picchu to the rocky terrain of the Galapagos Isles, South America is sparkling with sound, sights and salsa. Whether its the mesmeric waterways of the Amazon or the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, South America displays a startling diversity of natural wonders. This is a continent of mighty volcanoes, vibrant rainforests, arid deserts, majestic cloud forests, beautifully blue glaciers, inviting beaches and immense canyons. As landscapes go, there aren’t many other places on earth that offers so much variety.

South America is also home to some of the most iconic dances and accompanying music in the world. Nothing compares to hearing the rhythms of Brazilian samba, Colombian salsa, Andean folk music and Argentine Tango in the place where they were born. Rio’s simmering garrafeiras (dance halls), Buenos Aires’ sultry milongas (tango clubs) and Quito’s salsotecas (salsa clubs) – all great places to discover the heart of your Saturday night. Yet this is only the beginning of a great musical journey that includes soulful Ecuadorian passillos, Peruvian trovas, whirling Venezuelan merengue, fast-stepping Brazilian forró, Paraguayan harp music, steel-pan Guyanese drumming and more. Whatever your mood, South America is sure to have a tune to soundtrack your evening.

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