in Ecuador

Museo Salango

In Salango itself take a peek in the small archaeological Museo Salango. Most of the explanations are in Spanish; a gift shop offers crafts by local artisans.
Bird Sanctuary in British Columbia

Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

This smashing 300-hectare sanctuary attracts feathered fowl and curious visitors in almost equal measure. Bald eagles, Siberian swans, blue herons and 264 other species roost here, and there are plenty of opportunit…
Notable Building in British Columbia

Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre

Providing fascinating insights into local First Nations communities.
Museum in Southern California

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

No matter how you feel about Ronald Reagan (1911–2004), his presidential library is really quite fascinating. Galleries cover the arc of the man’s life from his childhood in Dixon, Illinois, through his early days i…
Historic Building in Northern California

Petaluma Adobe

Desert in Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni

The world's largest salt flat sits at a lofty 3653m (11,985ft) and blankets an amazing 12,000 sq km (4633 sq mi). It was part of a prehistoric salt lake, Lago Minchín, which once covered most of southwest Boliv…
Lake in Bolivia

Lake Titicaca

Traditionally regarded as the highest navigable body of water in the world (though there are higher lakes in Chile and Peru), Lake Titicaca is immense: its dimensions measure 233km (145mi) from northwest to southeas…
Canyon in Peru

Cañón del Cotahuasi

This remote canyon is the deepest known canyon in the world - around twice the depth of the Grand Canyon, with stretches dropping down to below 3500m (11,480ft). While the depths of the ravine are only accessible to…
National Forest in Alaska

Tongass National Forest

Various agencies administer Alaska's parks, refuges and forests. The US Forest Service (USFS) administers Tongass National Forest;