Cochamo, Chile

Cochamó is a picturesque Chilean village in Llanquihue Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile. It covers 3,910.8 sq km (1,510 sq mi) and has a population of 4,400 (2011 estimate). Cochamó, Chile Pablo Rodríguez Although Cochamó was only established in 1979, the area has seen human habitation going back to the pre-Hispanic times. Cochamó has […]

Nancagua, Chile

Nancagua is a city in Colchagua Province, Chile. It covers 111.3 sq km (43 sq mi) and has a population of around 18,000 people (2012 estimate). As with the rest of the Colchagua Province, Nancagua is an agricultural city producing copious amounts of fruits.

Lonquimay, Chile

Lonquimay is a town in Malleco Province, Araucanía Region, Chile. The town is just to the west of the Argentinian border, at an elevation of 842 m (2,762 ft). It covers 3,914.2 sq km (1,511,3 sq mi) and has a population of 11,000 people (2012 estimate). Lonquimay Volcano, Chile Mono Andes An abandoned railway […]

Puno, Peru

Puno is a city in the southeastern part of Peru. Located by the shore of Lake Titicaca, it serves as the provincial and regional capital of the eponymous province and region. Puno is 3,860 m (12,421 ft) above sea level, and with a population of 100,000 people (2011 estimate), it is one of the biggest […]


Uruguay is a relatively small country in southeastern South America. Its name comes from the Guarani’ language meaning “river where the painted birds live”, and refers to the Uruguay River, of which Uruguay is located on its eastern bank. It is bordered by Brazil to the east and Argentina, across the Uruguay River, to the […]