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South America Photo Gallery


Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

Even if you can't get to South America right this minute, you can enjoy some of the spectacular sights with these photos. I've grouped them by country, by major attraction and destination.

I'm always on the lookout for more photographs. Do you have some of your own you'd like to share?

Let's look at images from the countries of South America:

Photo of the Week
A different view every week of some of the out of the way or top attractions of this spectacular continent.

Pictures of Argentina
Iguazu Falls, Buenos Aires, Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Includes a section of Historical Photos.

Bolivia in Pictures
Explore the Andes, the altiplano, Lake Titicaca, highland valleys, salt flats, the Yungas and tropical Amazonia - brilliant Bolivia. Includes a section of ]Historical Photos.

Images of Brazil
Tour Brazil, from soaring skyscrapers in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to the prehistoric petroglyphs in Serra da Capivara National Park, with these colorful pictures. Includes some Historical Photos and sketches.

Pictures of Chile
Places, people, desert, lakes, volcanos and splendid scenery, plus Historical Photos of various regions of Chile.

Pictures of Colombia
Cartagena and its mighty fortress, plus varied views. Includes some Historical Photos.

Pictures of Ecuador
The Andean highlands, fabled haciendas, the Sierra and the rainforest, plus of course, the Galapagos! Don't miss these Historical Photos and Sketches.

Falkland Islands Photo Gallery
Revised and expanded to include island views as well as wildlife, including birds, penguins and other wildlife.

Paraguay in Pictures
The Gran Chaco, Asunción and Ciudad del Este, plus the reduciónes.

Pictures of Peru
This visual tour takes us from coastal Lima, the City of Kings, through the spectacular Andes to the depths of the Amazon rainforest. Enjoy, too, these Historical Photos and Sketches of Peru.

Uruguay in Pictures
Montevideo, Punta del Este, gauchos and more.

Pictures of Venezuela
Andes, savannas, tepuis, city scapes, Angel Falls, Canaima National Park.

Let's look at images from destinations:

Virtual Tour of South America
Photos, descriptions and pack-your-bags-and-go motivation to Angel Falls, the Amazon, Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia, Torres del Paine and more great top ten destinations.

Machu Picchu Photo Index
Photos of the peaks, Camino Inka, Intihuatana and the Zona Agricola, taken by Clarence Fisk, author of Alturas De Machu Picchu, plus additional great images of Machu Picchu.

Iguazu Falls Photo Gallery
Called Foz do Iguaçu in Brazilian, and Cataratas del Iguazú in Spanish, the falls are a top destination for visitors from all countries.

Easter Island Photos
Moais, and more moais.

Pictures of Devil's Island
These pictures and text describe a bit of the history of this notorious prison settlement that occupied Devil's Island, two other islands and portions of the French Guiana mainland.

Iquitos Photo Gallery
Photos of Iquitos scenes, floating houses, Yanacuyo River, fishermen, Loving Light Lodge, Shaman and more.

Antarctica Photo Gallery
Ice, plateaus, islands, wildlife, Mount Erebus, cruising sites and more from this increasingly popular destination.

Easter Island Photos
Moais, and more moais.

Galápagos Photo Gallery
Pictures and descriptions of only a few of the thousands of species inhabiting the islands, plus views of the islands.

Viaje al Altiplano Chileno Photo Gallery
Photos of the far northern Chilean Altiplano include the bell towers at Belen and Parinacota, vegetation and landscapes.

Fotos del Viaje Por Los Canales y Fiordos Del Sur De Chile
Clarence Fisk's trip aboard the tour ship Skorpios III to Laguna and Glacier San Rafael took him through portions of Regions 11 (De los Lagos) and 12 (Aisén) of Southern Chile.

Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, bordered by Bolivia and Peru, is the birthplace of the Inca civilization and a must-see tourist destination for many visitors to South America.

Browse through this assortment of photos:

People of South America
Meet some of the people you might see during your travels around the continent.

Recoleta Cemetery
Eva Peron and other Argentine notables are buried here.

South America from Space Photo Gallery
Thousands of NASA photos are in the public domain, and here are many of South America, selected by country and/or region.

Wildlife Photo Gallery
Land, sea and air: animals, birds, reptiles, bugs, fish, etc..

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