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Scenic Tours of South America

17:30 AEST Sat Jun 8 2013

Still on a high from her previous Scenic Tours' experiences, Catriona Rowntree couldn't wait to pack her bags again to join the experts on a journey to South America, one of the world's most mysterious regions. The prospect of travelling with Scenic Rail to the 500 year old Machu Picchu was a dream come true.

Scenic Tours' "Icons of South America" tour takes in familiar spectacles and more — Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Iguazú Falls, Buenos Aires, the floating islands of Uron and Rio de Janeiro. "Scenic Enrich" goes beyond the usual tourist activities and delves into the heart of each culture including tango dancing and a private performance by Andean musicians.

The Andes is the longest mountain range in the world, stretching 7,250 kilometres north to the equator and south towards Cape Horn and Patagonia.

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