Sitting quietly in the corner of the wooden hut, wearing a crown made from bright blue feathers, the elder - or paje - of a small tribal village in the Amazon rainforest looks on.
Each year this enormous basin is engulfed with rainwater bringing with them an amazing diversity of life to the dry grasslands.
The United States government on Friday will begin making it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba than it has been for more than half a century
La Vida Musical
Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins, colonial towns, white-sand beaches and vertiginous nightlife: the wonders of South America set the stage for incredible adventures.
There is something magical about volcanoes. In the mind’s eye, their ice-frosted peaks rise perfect and cylindrical, topped with cotton-wool wisps of white smoke like the mystical mountains of fairy tales.
President Obama’s order on Dec. 17 to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years has many ramifications,
I was skin-diving in Utila, a Caribbean island located about 29km north of Hondur...
Within a few minutes, our group of eight swimmers entered a craggy tunnel, emergi...
But where similarly striking landscapes in neighbouring Peru or southern Chile s...