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30 best things to do in Latin America

Because life’s not meant to be lived in one place…

Go canyoneering in Costa Rica

Party all night at Rio Carnival

things to do in Latin America before you die - dancer at Rio Carnival

Stand on both sides of the equator in Ecuador

Paraglide your fear of heights away over Brazil

Hike the Inca trail to Machu Picchu

things to do in Latin America before you die - Hike to Machu Picchu

Eat your face off at a Brazilian/ Argentinian steakhouse

Spend a whole day earning your certified beach bum status

things to do in Latin America before you die - tourists in deck chairs on the beach

Swim with sharks in the Galapagos

Become a hot sauce connoisseur and learn to love it on everything

Zip line through the Cloud Forest in Costa Rica

things to do in Latin America before you die - Ziplining in the cloud forest, Costa Rica

Watch the sunrise over Tikal

Ring in the New Year with epic fireworks in Antigua, Guatemala

Chill out on the Selaron Steps

things to do in Latin America before you die - Seleron Steps

Rock the tiniest swimsuit you can find, or bare it all at a nude beach in Brazil

Roast marshmallows on an active volcano in Guatemala

 

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Learn to move your hips like Shakira

Become a South American coffee snob

Strike your best Christ the Redeemer pose beside the original statue

things to do in Latin America before you die - people posing with Christ the Redeemer

Witness Galapagos sea turtles nesting on the beach

Go incognito at the Day of the Dead festival

Day of the Dead

Taste test your way to the best guacamole in Mexico

Search for exotic animals in the Amazon Rainforest

things to do in Latin America before you die - boat on the Amazon

Snorkel or dive in the Great Blue Hole in Belize

Learn to surf

Fly over Iguazu falls in a helicopter

things to do in Latin America before you die - Iguazu Falls

Take the perfect alpaca/ llama selfie

Hear the magical echoing powers at Chichen Itza

things to do in Latin America before you die - Chichen Itza

Learn to love tequila

Visit the locals on Uros and Taquile Island

 

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Marvel at the marble cathedral of Lake General Carrera

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