On New Year’s Eve, more than 2 million of Rio de Janeiro’s residents dress in pure white and flock to Copacabana Beach to pay homage to Yemanjá, the patron deity of fisherman and shipwreck survivors.
Review of Wild Coast, John Gimlette's new book on Guiana, Suriname, and French Guyana.
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What doesn't South America offer in the way of big adventure? Here are the 10 best ways to drop in on our amigos down south.
Experience the Amazon at Ecuador's little-known Huaorani Ecolodge.
The best fly-fishing options in Argentina.
There are reasons why mountaineers gravitate toward Bolivia.
Welcome to the best place in the world to bonefish: the flats of Los Roques, Venezuela.
Peru is ground zero for exploratory raft trips. South America's most renowned whitewater classic, though, is the Futaleufú.
Think of ruins in South America and you think Machu Piccu. Think again. La Ciudad Perdida, in Colombia, is one of the most prominent archaeological sites on the continent.
Believe the hype. The Galápagos Islands are like the Garden of Eden before the fall.
Need to dig your toes in the sand? Check out these Brazilian hot spots.
Summer skiing at its finest in Chile.
Some of South America's best adventure lodges.