Top Photos of the Month: November’s South American Hot Spots

November 4, 2014 by

Photos & Videos, Places to Go, South & Central America, Travel Advice & Inspiration

If you’re starting to feel that November chill in the air, it may be time to migrate for the winter! Why not do as the birds do and head south? All the way down to South America! South America is a wildly diverse continent that will meet all of your travel needs. Rub elbows with the locals over Pisco Sours, hike up to the Incan land of Machu Picchu, explore the beautiful glaciers of Patagonia, go back to the age of Darwin with the flora and fauna of the Galapagos and party the Brazilian way at Carnival. To warm up those chilled bones of yours, we’ve compiled our top South American photos submitted by YOU!

Here are some of our favorite South American hot spot photos for the month of November – which ones spark your desire to travel south of the equator?

Posing with Peruvian women in traditional dress.

Posing with Peruvian women in traditional dress

Take a hike on the The Inca Trail, leading you through Machu Picchu in Peru

Take a hike on the The Inca Trail, leading you through Machu Picchu in Peru

See the samba queen in the Plataforma Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

See the samba queen in the Plataforma Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Watch the blue-footed boobies preen their feathers on Tottoga Beach in the Galapagos Islands

Watch the blue-footed boobies preen their feathers on Tottoga Beach in the Galapagos Islands

Learn to make the famously delicious Pisco Sour in Lima, Peru

Learn to make the famously delicious Pisco Sour in Lima, Peru

Get a taste of local flavor in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Get a taste of local flavor in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Be part of the Carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Be part of the Carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

La Boca, Buenos Aires, bursts into color!

La Boca, Buenos Aires, bursts into color!

Paraty, Brazil, all decked out

Paraty, Brazil, all decked out

You have to get off the beaten path to find amazing views like this in Patagonia!

You have to get off the beaten path to find amazing views like this in Patagonia!

Take in the view of Cerro Aconcagua in Argentina

Take in the view of Cerro Aconcagua in Argentina

Don't forget to sip on Chile's finest wines in Vina Del Mar and Valparaiso

Don’t forget to sip on Chile’s finest wines in Vina Del Mar and Valparaiso

See the breath-taking Osorno Volcano and Llanquihue Lake while in Patagonia

See the breath-taking Osorno Volcano and Llanquihue Lake while in Patagonia

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