South America

Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Center of the Tiwanaku Culture, World Heritage Site (Bolivia)

The city of Tiwanaku was the capital of a powerful pre-Hispanic empire that dominated a large area of the southern Andes and beyond. Its monumental remains testify to the cultural and political significance of this civilization which is distinct from any of the other pre-Hispanic empires of the Americas.

Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park: Todos los Santos Lake and Petrohué Waterfalls (Chile)

Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, Chile's first, comprises some of the most sensational scenery in the Lake District: the emerald Lago Todos Los Santos, the thundering turquoise waters of the Saltos de Petrohué and the imposing peaks of the area’s three main volcanoes.