Blog Posts - South America



Two dead in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro amid protests against overspending on 2016 Olympic Games

A police officer patrols an Olympic venue site in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 26, 2016. (AFP)Two people, including a woman, have been shot dead in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro, amid protests against corruption and overspending on the 2016 Olympic Games...

Brazil interim president Michel Temer opens 2016 Summer Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer (L) speaks with Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, as they attend the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5,...

Canada’s government launches probe on missing, slain native women

A file photo of indigenous women mourning missing or murdered Canadian females in Quebec, Canada.Canada’s government has declared it will start a nationwide inquiry into the murders and disappearances of thousands of indigenous women over the past...

Brazilians rally against Olympic Games, social segregation

Clashes have broken out between police and demonstrators, who took to the streets of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro to protest against Olympic Games and social segregation.The confrontations came after protesters tried to block the passage of t...

Lego, the world's biggest toymaker marathon Olympic games effort of Rio de Janeiro

Lego, the world's biggest toymaker, has developed a large model of Rio de Janeiro city to celebrate the host of the 2016 Olympic Games, set to open on Friday.The model is the largest ever made for Latin America by the group and took 50 Lego builders...

Rent in Rio's slums on Airbnb and neighbourhoods for Olympic Games tourists

Rio's favelas are still considered no-go areas by many, but a dire shortage of hotel accommodation has opened the poorest of Rio's neighbourhoods to Olympic Games tourists. Photo/rwoanHundreds of thousands of tourists are flocking to Rio de Janeiro f...

Buenos Aires: 3 day itinerary

Travelling to Buenos Aires soon? Check out this itinerary to spend 3 days in Argentina's largest city!
by ARW Travels on Jul 31, 2016

Lifelong heartache, care ahead for US babies born with Zika

Zika's littlest victims could suffer from microcephaly as well as other birth defects that may not be immediately apparent, including vision defects, hearing problems and seizure disorders. Photo/AP At least 12 babies in the United States have...

The Long Way to South America: Flights

Salah satu pertanyaan yang sering saya dapet setelah pulang liburan ke Brazil dan Peru adalah: habis berapa tiketnya? Sebenernya nggak murah-murah banget juga sih, tapi mengingat liburannya sekalian mampir sana-sini jadi kalo dipikir lumayan murah. K...
by JambuKebalik on Jul 23, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 110

The most sobering article I’ve read yet about the deteriorating state of affairs in Venezuela. From Hannah Dreier of the Associated Press yesterday: Tebie Gonzalez and Ramiro Ramirez still have their sleek apartment, a fridge covered with souvenir...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 20, 2016

Sud Lípez: From Colourful Lagunas To Geysers and Dali’s Desert

As written previously in the other posts about tours to Bolivian Salar de Uyuni, you can opt for a longer trip that includes not only the salt flats, but also… Příspěvek Sud Lípez: From Colourful Lagunas To Geysers and Dali’s Desert p...
by 1001 Voyages Gourmands on Jul 18, 2016

Salar de Uyuni: The World’s Largest Salt Flat

Salar de Uyuni spanning 10,582 square kilometers in the southwestern Bolivia is the world’s largest salt flat and one of the most surrealist places on the Earth. This entirely flat… Příspěvek Salar de Uyuni: The World’s Largest S...
by 1001 Voyages Gourmands on Jul 11, 2016

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show: Gardens around the World

At the RHS Hampton Court Flower show this week, destinations from Charleston to Galicia, Normandy to Peru, came alive in the gardens from around the world. Each was inspired by the plants and landscapes that make these little corners of a country ...
by Heather on her travels on Jul 5, 2016

AROUND THE WORLD : HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY, @GELOTHEBEAR

If you’re following my social network accounts, you must be aware about my travel buddy since July 5th, 2015. And yes, from that date when my brothers, JC & Marky who are based in Abu Dhabi suggested for me to buy a teddy bear from Build-A-...

The Long Way to South America: Introduction

"Ma, ini Eky liburan jauh banget ya…"Begitulah kata-kata yang suka saya ucap dengan randomnya beberapa hari sebelum berangkat jalan-jalan. Respon dari Mama pun macem-macem, mulai dari ikutan heran kayak "ya lagian ngapain jauh-jauuuh" sampe yang su...
by JambuKebalik on Jul 3, 2016

Largest collection of Peruvian antiquities returned

More than 4,000 archaeological artifacts were returned to the Ministry of Culture. The vast collection of archaeological and historical pieces was on display last week by the Ministry of Culture, to celebrate their collaboration with the Ministry of...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 30, 2016

Quick Guide To Salar De Uyuni Tours

Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest and highest salt flat that extends on about 12 thousand square kilometers in the altitude of 3,656 m above the sea level. It… Příspěvek Quick Guide To Salar De Uyuni Tours pochází z 1001 Voyages...
by 1001 Voyages Gourmands on Jun 27, 2016

Lowongan Kerja Staf Akunting JGC Indonesia Juni 2016

JGC Engineering has left its mark on numerous projects in the field of hydrocarbons the world over. Many have been major, state-sponsored projects carried out in Asia, Africa, South America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The company's highly ad...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Jun 20, 2016

Extinction synergy: deadly combination of human hunting & climate change wrote off Patagonian giants

Here’s a paper we’ve just had published in Science Advances (Synergistic roles of climate warming and human occupation in Patagonian megafaunal extinctions during the Last Deglaciation). It’s an excellent demonstration of our concep...
by Conservation Bytes on Jun 19, 2016

Top 10 Hiking Holidays

The three main requirements for the perfect hiking holiday are comfortable accommodation, good food and most importantly appealing, interesting scenery. One of the main reasons for hiking is so you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on Jun 3, 2016


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