The Amazon River Basin is fed by over a thousand tributaries and includes parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.
The Beach of Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (by Historicus on Flickr)
The Ariau Amazon Towers in Brazil are located in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest. It is the largest treetop hotel in the world and this eco-resort is considered a must-see before you die. The treetop accommodations are connected by over 5 miles of wooden catwalks, meandering through the thick Amazon rainforest canopy.
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Hotel Unique in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Almost everything about this hotel is Unique from a design ( looks like a cut watermelon ) to location ( 360 degrees view of the city) to rooms ( furniture designed for this hotel Uniquely) to a rooftop restaurant ( Sky Bar ) or the inside swimming pool. Check prices on Mobissimo
Ultimate Female Packing list for South America (and inclusions for those that need to look nice here and there in the process). By Rosanna Bird.
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Canadian traveler Yvone Ivanescu has spent an extensive amount of time living and traveling throughout South America including Chile, Panama, Brazil and Argentina. Yvonne shares 6 packing tips for traveling to South America.