Few interesting facts about South America
The territory of South America 17.849 million square kilometers. The population for 2005 is 371 million people. By area, South America - the fourth continent (after Asia, Africa and North America) and fifth in population (after Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.
Tourism - the main income for most of the countries of South America. These countries are full of architectural and natural wonders, historical finds, objects of culture, spectacular scenery, incredible brightness of the cities, interesting bazaars, where you can buy locally produced goods: jewelry, gifts, clothing for people of all ages are invited to wear for pregnant women .. All this attracts many tourists every year. Frequently visited places are: Machu Picchu, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, the Amazon rainforest, Buenos Aires, Lake Titicaca and the Galapagos Islands.
It is interesting to note how the New Year in South America, many tourists find this holiday season the most vivid and exotic, in other matters, as well as all that relates to South America. Here, the New Year holiday gathering point for a huge table with large families, drink up delicious Chilean wines. At midnight, fireworks and thunder all go out of their houses into the streets to watch the magic.
I want to note the following point, as many children and families are large, have a tradition of honoring the oldest members of the family. As we have grandmothers and aunts prepare festive meals. A lot of similarities, but the Christmas holidays of South America are under the sign of the scorching sun, blue and warm sea. Thus, in the New Year's Day, people go to bathe in rivers, lakes, swimming pools, are the local traditions. And yet, there are some "highlights" in the scenery and celebrate the new year, inherent in the individual countries of South America.