Category Archives: South America

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What to See in Bolivia

LA PAZ La Paz is the de facto capital of Bolivia, despite Sucre being the country’s official capital since the 19th century. The seat of government and the main government buildings are located here. La Paz is the highest “capital” in the world. The city center lies at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea… Read More »

What to See in Brazil

The twenty-six states of Brazil and the Federal District, where the capital of the country, Brasilia, is located, form five major regions, each of which is of particular interest to tourists: South, Southeast, Central West, Northeast and North. According to Top-mba-universities, Brazil.the main “gateway” of the country for tourists arriving from the Northern Hemisphere is… Read More »

What to See in Chile

Cities. The first point where you get when you arrive in Chile is the capital of the country Santiago . The city was founded by the Spanish conquistadors in 1541. This is a very clean city with old houses and modern skyscrapers that stand against the backdrop of the majestic snow-capped Andes. Santiago is stretched… Read More »

What to See in Colombia

PACIFIC COAST A narrow strip of the Pacific coast is occupied by lagoons, mangrove forests and subequatorial forests. This region is one of the wettest places on earth. Oceanic air masses are delayed here by the ridges of the Andes located to the east. Short tropical showers occur almost every day, and the average annual… Read More »

What to See in Peru

MONUMENTS OF THE PRE-COLONIAL ERA The most popular monument of the time of the great Inca Empire and the most popular attraction in Peru is the sacred city of Machu Picchu. It is located 120 km northwest of Cusco at an altitude of 2700 m above sea level on a mountain plateau. You can get… Read More »

What to See in Venezuela – North East Coast

The best beaches in the eastern Caribbean coast are considered to be the beaches of the Mochima National Park. It is located between the cities of Puerto La Cruz (Puerto La Cruz) and Cumana (Cumana) on an area of 95 thousand hectares. The park covers the coastal mountains covered with forests, part of the northeast… Read More »

What to See in Argentina

The most interesting excursions in Argentina involve visiting natural attractions. But, of course, the first thing you will see when you arrive in Argentina will be its capital – Buenos Aires . The city was founded in 1580 on the shores of La Plata Bay. Buenos Aires, unlike most cities in South America, is very… Read More »

Amazon State University

Amazon State University. It is a Brazilian public university operated by the state of Amazonas, Brazil, located in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. It was established in 2001 by a state law that changed the Amazonas University of Technology (UTAM or Universidade de Tecnologia do Amazonas, in Portuguese) to the UEA. Historical review The Amazonas State University… Read More »

National University of Tres de Febrero (Argentina)

National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTreF). Public University of Argentina. It promotes innovative and creative thinking, which investigates and publishes its ideas, with a qualitatively differentiated academic offer; from the local, it seeks to understand global phenomena, and from the global, it seeks to strengthen its regional identity. Foundation and headquarters Founded in 1995… Read More »

Brazil Public Finance

The main sources of income for the federal budget are indirect taxes (the income tax, introduced in 1924, encountered serious difficulties in its application, and in 1926 it gave just 5% of the total income), and the revenue alone of customs reaches about ⅓ of the total; It should also be noted that only the product… Read More »

Argentina Railways

On August 30, 1857, the first Argentine railway was inaugurated, the base of the current Western company; the first stretch measured just over 10 kilometers and starting from the Parque square (now Lavalle) it reached the Floresta (now Vélez Sarsfield); gradually it went on prolonging, despite the financial difficulties of the company that had to… Read More »

Central University of Venezuela

Central University of Venezuela. Located in the University City of Caracas, it maintains a student enrollment of approximately 54,222 undergraduate students and 8,317 postgraduate students, with 8,601 teachers of which 3,811 are retired; 8,372 professional employees: administrative 3,858 are retired, and 2,883 workers of them 1,679 are retired, distributed in 9 Faculties in Caracas, 2… Read More »

Bolivia Transportation

The development of modern communication routes in Bolivia is quite recent. The beginning of steam navigation in the rivers of the eastern region (1890) coincides with the development of the exploitation of rubber. The first railway (the Antofagasta-Ollagüe-Uyuni-Oruro) was opened to traffic in 1892. Currently the most important communication routes of the plateau are the… Read More »

Uruguay During Colonial Period

The arrival of the Europeans dates back to 1516, when the territory was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan Díaz de Solís, who sailed on the La Plata River. However, attempts at European colonization were long discouraged by the Charruas. [5] In 1527 Sebastián Gaboto, under the orders of the Spanish monarchy, built a first fortified camp on… Read More »

How to Get to Paraguay

Paraguay arrival Airplane: the national airline in Paraguay is TAM – Mercosur. There are no direct flights to Paraguay from Germany, Austria or Switzerland. Iberia flies from Madrid to Paraguay (stopover in Sao Paulo, Brazil). VARIG flies from Munich, Frankfurt and Paris to the capital of Paraguay, Asunción (stopover in Rio de Janaeiro or Sao… Read More »

Peru Main Cities

(República del Perú). State of South America (1,285,216 km²). Capital: Lima. Administrative division: departments (25), constitutional province (1). Population: 20,475,144 (2013 estimate). Language: Aymará, Quechua and Spanish (official). Religion: Catholics 81.3%, Evangelicals 12.5%, non-religious / atheists 2.9%, others 3.3%. Monetary unit: new sol (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.737 (82nd place). Borders: Colombia and Ecuador… Read More »

Places to Visit in Colombia

San Agustin San Agustin was once the settlement point of an ancient Indian culture from the 1st to the 8th centuries. It has been shown that the population was already trading with other peoples across the Amazon and the Pacific. Old stone statues and graves with gold gifts still bear witness to the culture of… Read More »

Los Glaciares National Park (World Heritage)

The 4500 km² national park in Patagonia encompasses a unique landscape with glaciers, mountains and rocks. The most famous glacier is the 30 km long Perito Moreno, where large blocks of ice break off at regular intervals from the 60 m high and 5 km wide glacier tongue. In contrast to glaciers in the northern… Read More »

Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (World Heritage)

In the 17th and 18th centuries the Jesuits founded numerous mission stations for the Bolivian woodland Indians in eastern Bolivia. The buildings of the so-called reductions represent a mixture of European-Christian tradition and local indigenous construction. Chiquitos Jesuit Missions: Facts Official title: Jesuit missions of the Chiquitos Cultural monument: almost undamaged baroque Jesuit missions and… Read More »

Jesuit Missions in Paraguay (World Heritage)

The former Jesuit reduction La Santisima Trinidad was founded in 1706 to proselytize the Indians. The settled Guaraní lived here until the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1767 in a protected area cared for by Christians. The reduction of Jesús de Tavarangue is about 10 km northwest of Trinidad. Both missions have churches and schools… Read More »

Nasca Lines and Pampas de Jumana (World Heritage)

According to zipcodesexplorer, the Nazca culture with its huge scratches on an area of ​​around 500 km² is one of the greatest archaeological puzzles in Latin America. It existed from about 350 BC. BC to AD 650 on the desert Pacific coast. Her pictures show geometric lines and patterns, people, animals and plants and probably… Read More »

Children Education in Colombia

Colombia is located in the northwesternmost corner of South America. Parts of the Amazon rainforest are found here and Colombia is one of the countries in the world with the greatest biodiversity. The country is affected by climate change, but no direct environmental considerations are taken into account, which has resulted in deforestation, soil erosion… Read More »