Americas Highlights

Key: place Place to visit. festival Festival, event or celebration. warning A WARNING - take note!. food and drink Food and drink.

placeVenezuela

When:best seen in summer when there is plenty of water

The Angel Falls at 3200ft is the worlds highest waterfall

placeUnited States of America

When:

Death Valley - remote, arid, hot, stay away!

placeUnited States of America

When:January

American Football - Super Bowl

placeUnited States of America New Orleans

When:January or February and April

Mardi Gras and Jazz Festival

placeUnited States of America

When:September

Burning Man Festival - Black Rock City

placeUnited States of America New York

When:

Chrysler Building; this 1930, art deco masterpiece just shouts New York, New York!

placePeru

When:

Follow the Inca trail from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu, breath-taking valleys and snow-capped mountains frame the enthralling ruins.

placeMexico

When:1st and 2nd of November

Dia de Muertos (day of the dead) is a celebration of life beyond death

placeHaiti

When:

The poorest country in the western hemisphere boasts a HIV/AIDS infection rate of 5% of the population - a challenging destination.

placeGuatemala Antigua

When:Easter

These Easter celebrations span a week of parades and re-enactments - a stirring Christian celebration

placeGreenland

When:March

Nuuk Show Festival

placeColombia

When:

With a murder rate of 81 in 100,000 perhaps `Locombia` - the mad country, is best avoided for the time being!

placeBelize

When:

Explore Mayan ruins

placeBrazil Rio de Janeiro

When:February

Carnaval - the main event, the Sambodromo parade is a celebration of sex and samba

placeBolivia

When:

The salt plains of Salar de Uyuni covering 4600 sq miles are the worlds largest

placeArgentina

When:February

Tango Festival - Buenos Aires

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