South America

Lake Páron
Peru, Places, South America

Huascaran National Park

Huascaran National Park is located in the Cordillera Blanca and includes several mountains. For example Artesonraju, which is supposed to be the mountain in the Paramount Pictures logo. To get a good view of Artesonraju one can for example visit Laguna Parón. From there it is also possible to visit Laguna Artesoncocha […]

Colca Canyon
Peru, Places, South America

Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon is located about 160 kilometres northwest of Arequipa and is a canyon of the Colca River. It is one of the deepest in the world and well known for being home to the Andean condor. This reasons would already make it worth a visit. However, the landscape around […]

Laguna Churup
Peru, Places, South America

Laguna Churup

Laguna Churup is located right in front of Nevada Churup next to the Peruvian town Huaraz. To face it you have to hike there. You can start doing so in Pitec. Even if the road there is quite bumpy this place is served by collectivos. To hike up to this magnificent lake you […]

Machu Picchu
Peru, Places, South America

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu means as much as old peak and is an Inca site located in the Sacred Valley next to Cusco 2.430 metres above sea level. It was built around 1450, which is so amazing. Even with today’s technology it’s hard to imagine how to build such magnificent buildings in […]

Lake Titicaca
Peru, Places, South America

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is located in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru. Till today it’s not really known where the lake has its name from. However, Lake Titicaca has several islands and is the largest in South America. With a surface elevation of 3.812 metres it’s located higher […]

Valle de la Luna
Chile, Places, South America

Valle de la Luna

Valle de la Luna means Valley of the Moon and is located in Chile next to the village San Pedro the Atacama. Carved by wind and water the landscape is similar to the lunar landscape what the reason for its name is. Stunning rock formations and colours make the scenery unique and […]

Laguna Verde
Bolivia, Places, South America

Laguna Verde

Laguna Verde is Spanish and means Green Lake. It is located not far from Laguna Colorada in the southwestern Altiplano of Bolivia. However, you will never know which colours Laguna Verde will show you, because the colours of the lake are depending on sun and wind.

Laguna Colorada
Bolivia, Places, South America

Laguna Colorada

Laguna Colorada is also known as Red Lagoon. The name derives from its red colour which is caused by red sediments and pigmentation of some algas. The red colour causes a quite terrific scene. Laguna Colorada is located in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Patterns in the salt
Bolivia, Places, South America

Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world and is located 3.656 metres above sea level next to Uyuni, Bolivia. The broad expense of the pan and the landscape around it are mainly responsible for its magnificence. You will find lots of volcanos nearby and in the center […]