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Cafayate, Argentina

Strange House

Visit this odd display of indigenous style in Argentine wine country.
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Itaipu Dam

As one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams this plant took two countries to get built.
San Carlos Department, Argentina

Laguna del Diamante

A toxic lake near a volcanic caldera that is home to flamingos and other life.
Puerto Iguazú, Argentina

Ecological Plastic Bottle House

One family's mission to exemplify sustainability took on a whole new life as a surprisingly beautiful home.
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.
Wanda, Argentina

Wanda Mines

A small but industrious mining operation that allows visitors to touch precious gems while they are still in the rock.
Tafí del Valle Department, Argentina

Tafí del Valle Menhires

Mysterious and ancient carved standing stones.
Las Heras Department, Argentina

Thermal Baths of Villavicencio

Mineral springs believed to hold therapeutic properties draw in visitors from all over.
Ichigualasto, Argentina

Ischigualasto

Massive rock sculptures formed during the time of the dinosaurs still stand undisturbed.
San Rafael, Argentina

Borges Memorial Maze

This Argentinian hedge maze is an intricate tribute to a famous surrealist author.
Canela, Brazil

Mundo a Vapor

This attraction is devoted to the wonders of steam power and features a replica of one of its most public disasters.
Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Caxias do Sul Dog Favela

A puppy slum that protects canines from the cruelties of the human slums.
Jesús de Tavarangue, Paraguay

Jesuit Mission of Jesús de Tavarangüe

These spectacular ruins were built by Spanish padres in the 17th century.
Nono, Argentina

Rocsen Museum

One man's quest to collect artifacts from every aspect of human life has resulted in this eclectic Argentinian museum.
Caleu Caleu Department, Argentina

Argentine Vintage Funeral Cadillacs

The clients of these mysterious hand-crafted funeral cars took their last ride in style.
General Levalle, Argentina

Pedro Martín Ureta's Forest Guitar

Guitar made of trees, dedicated to a man's lost love.
Carhué, Argentina

Villa Epecuen

Once swallowed by flood waters, this village has emerged as an eerie shadow of its former self.
Maldonado, Uruguay

Puente Laguna Garzón

Because sometimes the most efficient route from A to B isn't a straight line.
Mar del Plata, Argentina

Lourdes' Grotto

A grotto replicating one of the world's most famed Marian apparitions sits across the ocean from the original.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Monumento la Carreta

An epic sculpture depicting a wagon and straining oxen.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Palacio Salvo

The design of the Palacio Salvo has been described as "a lighthouse on top of a building."
San Andres de Giles, Argentina

Abandoned Cemetery of San Andres de Giles

Crumbling crypts and overgrown graves rise just out of arm's reach in this forgotten Buenos Aires graveyard.
Luján, Argentina

Castillo de Naveira

A neo-Gothic castle in the Argentinian countryside.
Luján, Argentina

Lujan Zoo

Lions, tigers, and bears are all lethargically available to pet, hug, and ride in this suspect Argentinian zoo.