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An Introduction to Street Art in South America

As a matter of artistic expression, it’s hard to not enjoy the colourful street art that has begun to take over the cities of South America. What possibly started as a political protest and was once thought of as a burden, many Latin American cities have embraced the murals and dedicated districts for the artists to create.  No longer just a tag of a name or graffiti of something illegible here is a list of a few cities with an incredible array of expression that is hard not to admire.

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Patagonia dreaming: A journey through Chile & Argentina

It’s often thought that in the worlds wildest places, the best views are only accessible to those willing to push themselves to the limits. Patagonia, found at the tip of South America straddling the borders of Chile and Argentina while following the spine of the Andes to their southern reaches, is often thought of one of those wild places which rewards only the fittest. It isn’t true.

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Top 3 Travel Destinations For Seniors

It’s a big wide world out there and sometimes the hardest part of taking a trip is deciding where to go. As a lifelong learner, you know you want to travel somewhere with history and learn about a culture that is completely foreign to your own.

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The village of Oia on Greece’s island of Santorini, with its blue roofs, beautiful hillside setting and the amazing Aegean Sea as a backdrop, is one of Greece’s top tourist spots.

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Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile’s Patagonia region is one breathtaking view after another. If you make one big trip in your life, this should be it!

Chasing glaciers in Patagonia

On the southern tip of South America straddling Chile, Argentina and the Andes lies Patagonia, a wild and far flung region with little settlement but big landscapes. Wide sweeping plains give way to mountains that tower in the horizon with granite peaks that scratch the skyline. Huge glaciers crash into the blue lakes that form at their melting point, and icy breezes blow icebergs to the shorelines.

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Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile’s Patagonia region is one breathtaking view after another. If you make one big trip in your life, this should be it!

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7 Incredible Images Of Argentina And Chile

If you’ve been, you know: Argentina and Chile, the southern end of South America, hold some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. Deserts, volcanoes, glaciers and rainforests all in vast wilderness areas that give a stark contrast to the chic cosmopolitan cities the countries also boast. These two countries are what dreams are made of. That is, if your dreams include nature, wildlife and exotic escapes. Here are seven incredible images that prove these two countries are simply the best:

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Los Cuernos del Paine (the Blue Horns) as seen from Lake Pehoe in Chile. Source: Wikipedia

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