6. The Carnivals and Festivals
Whether it is Carnival in Brazil or the Fiesta de la Candelaria in Puno, Peru, there is always some sort of loud and colorful celebration happening somewhere in South America. People here know how to party and there are often parades in the street complete with colourful costumes, music, dancing, food, drink and much more. If you can co-ordinate your travels so that you get a chance to take part in a festival in South America, you won’t regret it.