Latin America is truly one of the most blessed places in the world when it comes to being paradoxically delightful – each inch of the continent is unique in its own way but binding together the beautiful diversity of the place is a certain sense of mystery and enigma. If you are fortunate enough to be able to visit, then here is a list of places to add to your Latin America bucket list.
The Caribbean nation of Cuba is famous around the world for its capital city of Havana and rightfully so. Havana offers the visitor a buzzing culture and great relaxation spots along the Caribbean shores.
If you’re looking for adventure, then you can spend your holiday exploring everything Cuba has to offer – Cuba’s beauty is not limited to its capital! A small drive to South of the city will take visitors to the peaceful community of Las Terrazas where the beautiful essence Cuban’s natural wealth can justly be valued. Las Terrazas is a huge biosphere reserve hosting several endemic species of plants and animals.
The food experience of Cuba is as fulfilling as its natural beauty. Easily available are healthy and natural dishes cooked from wholesome beans, roasted nuts and vegetables that aren’t sprayed with harmful chemicals. Be it a stroll on the sandy beaches of Cuba or a peaceful camp set near the rain forest – eating fresh vegetables and drinking fresh coconut water is an experience to remember for life.
Brazil’s Atlantic Coast is a dream destination for anyone who loves clean waters, ample sunshine and a sense of joyful peace. The sheer variation of beaches, fantastic hotels with great security and unbelievable dining experiences make Brazil one of the best places to visit in the world. The mild yet never excessively harsh summer temperatures are perfect for family trips or romantic getaways. The experiences of the Atlantic Coast can almost be mirrored if not bettered along the stylish coasts of São Paulo and Rio.
The country where the equator runs through, Ecuador offers visitors the unique chance to stand on the two sides of the earth at the same time. Ecuador is also one of the world’s chief exporter of cocoa beans hence it is of no surprise that any food item made out of chocolate is unbelievably tasty. Additionally, the nation of Ecuador sits on the edge of a highly vigorous tectonic plate – making it home to several volcanoes especially the much-feared Tungurahua.
Nicaragua’s dry season which starts from November and extends till May makes it one of the most enjoyable Latin American countries to visit. The country is blessed with natural wealth hence tourists can see up close – caiman crocodiles, capuchin monkeys and sloths at the renowned Los Guatuzos Wildlife Centre. Visiting the Indio Maiz Biological Reserve is highly recommended as it holds the rare creatures like jaguars, manatees, pumas and loads of native birds.
When you’re planning your Latin America getaway, you should definitely add Chile to the list. It is one of the most advanced countries in Latin America and is known for being corruption-free. This attitude of the Chilean population has made it possible for the country’s beautiful wilderness to be unharmed and relatively unexplored. Here are some fun examples of some of the things you can get up to whilst you’re in Chile.