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Festivals, Events and Transportation in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Festivals, Events and Transportation in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires: how to get there and transport General Right-hand traffic prevails in Argentina. In order to avoid trouble with the police or even the courts, one should strictly adhere to the traffic regulations in force in the country. The accident rate in Argentina is much higher than in Germany. The maximum speeds shown can of course be reduced or increased by means of traffic signs. Regardless of the information given here, it is advisable to obtain detailed information from…

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Paraguay Travel

Paraguay Travel

SYMPATHETIC COUNTRY IN THE HEART OF SOUTH AMERICA Located in the heart of South America, Paraguay borders Brazil in the east, Argentina in the south and west and Bolivia in the north. Largely unnoticed by tourists, you can still experience the country and its people in their original form. The Rio Paraguay divides the inland into two natural parts: La Occidental in the west – the sparsely populated Gran Chaco , which takes up around 60 percent of the land…

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Colombia Travel

Colombia Travel

BOGOTÁ, MEDELLIN, COFFEE ZONE, CARTAGENA & TAYRONA NATIONAL PARK Wonderful landscapes around San Agustin , the picturesque coffee zone and the dreamy Pacific coast around Nuquí cast a spell on every traveler. From the capital Bogotá at about 2,600 m to Cartagena on the Caribbean coast , Colombia is one of the most diverse countries in Latin America. Through the foothills of the Andes it goes to San Agustin with its mystical archaeological sites and pre-Columbian excavations. Thermal springs near…

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Peru’s landmarks

Peru’s landmarks

MACHU PICCHU A HIGHLIGHT OF EVERY TRIP TO PERU The most famous sight in South America is the legendary ruined city of Machu Picchu. It is located on a ridge above the Urubamba Valley, not very far from Cuzco. From there you can comfortably reach the world heritage site , which was built in the 15th century, by train and bus. Or you can go on foot on the legendary Inca Trail . When you arrive at your destination, you…

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Peru Travel

Peru Travel

MACHU PICCHU, AMAZON & LAKE TITICACA Peru is best known as a travel destination for the fascinating Inca culture of Machu Picchu , the Sacred Valley and the city of Cuzco. But there is also the picturesque Lake Titicaca , the adventurous Amazon region and a multifaceted coastal region . In addition, the culinary capital Lima , the mystical Nazca Lines and the white city of Arequipa . Not to forget the touristic still quite undeveloped north of Peru ,…

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Suriname Travel

Suriname Travel

THE AMAZON RAINFOREST AT ITS BEST To the north of Brazil is Suriname, the smallest independent country in South America in terms of area. Around 80% of the country is covered with primeval forest, which is part of the Amazon rainforest , the largest tropical forest area in the world. The climate is equatorial, the best time to travel is between February and April. Beyond these dates, beware of downpours and mosquitoes. According to prozipcodes.com, Suriname is a largely unknown…

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Before the trip to Suriname

Before the trip to Suriname

Passport and Visa Nordic citizens do not need a visa to travel to Suriname. Tourist cards can be purchased at the airport in Suriname, please note that if you want to go out and then return you need a visa, apply at the Embassy in the Netherlands. Check that your passport is valid 6 months after the return journey. The passport must not be cracked or broken. Vaccinations and health Make sure you have a good comprehensive travel insurance that…

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Sights in Rio de Janeiro

Sights in Rio de Janeiro

With more than 13 million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is one of the largest cities on earth. A mixture of pulsating city life and a beautiful natural landscape with sandy beaches, bays and granite hills makes the city a dream destination for many vacationers. The Sugar Loaf and Corcovado with its Christ statue are the most famous granite hills in the Brazilian metropolis. The splendid carnival is an exciting spectacle every year and football fans have experienced historic battles on…

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