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Itaipu Dam
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Itaipu Dam

As one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams this plant took two countries to get built.
-25.4080, -54.5888
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Parque Lage

Beautiful public park off the beaten path and away from tourists.
-22.9612, -43.2132
Rio de Janeiro Cathedral
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

This massive Brazilian church is built like an angular, technicolor pyramid left by Mayans from the future.
-22.9107, -43.1808
The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading

This stunning Brazilian library contains the largest collection of Portuguese texts outside of Portugal itself.
-22.9055, -43.1821
Terra Encantada in happier times
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Terra Encantada (Enchanted Land)

Plagued by riots, celebrity injuries and a tragic death, this amusement park has been demolished.
-22.9866, -43.3631
Leaning Towers of Santos
Santos, Brazil

Leaning Towers of Santos

Something about this Brazilian city is slightly askew... literally.
-23.9540, -46.3355
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Santos, Brazil

Brazil's Coffee Palace

Majestic building where Brazil's coffee brokers once bought and sold beans now houses a coffee museum.
-23.9327, -46.3283
MASP, Museu de Arte de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil

São Paulo Pedestrian Signal Lights

The pedestrian traffic signals in Brazil's teeming metropolis light up with clues to nearby landmarks.
-23.5804, -46.6603
Iguazu Falls
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.
-25.6954, -54.4370
Artists display their wares along Caminito.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Caminito

A bright little alley in La Boca is a part of tango history.
-34.6393, -58.3627
The Last Supper by Marcos Zapata
Cusco, Peru

Guinea Pig Last Supper

A painting in the historic Cathedral Basilica depicts Jesus and his disciples dining on a traditional Peruvian menu.
-13.5162, -71.9779
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
-13.2581, -72.2633
Moray
Urubamba, Peru

Moray

Huge stone depressions which may have acted as an Incan agricultural experiment.
-13.3296, -72.1971
Salt Pans of Maras
Maras, Peru

Salt Pans of Maras

This Peruvian canyon is filled with geometric salt pools that have been being harvested since the Incan empire.
-13.3328, -72.1564
Looking down to the lower level structures
Urubamba, Peru

Wiñay Wayna

These steeply terraced ruins are a stop along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
-13.1930, -72.5366
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
-13.1547, -72.5254
From the water
Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower Rhinoceros - Torre de Belém

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
38.6916, -9.2160
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
Niterói, Brazil

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

An art museum with an eclectic design and a scandalous past.
-22.9079, -43.1258
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
-22.9175, -43.1888
The entry to the gardens. (jeffbelmonte/Flickr)
Curitiba, Brazil

Curitiba Botanical Gardens

Solitary monument dedicated to the beauty of nature.
-25.4417, -49.2389
São Paulo, Brazil

Butantã Snake Institute

A snake farm famous for its venemous varieties.
-23.5691, -46.7148