World Heritage Sites Video in Latin America & the Caribbean

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Transcripts (PDF, ~300 KB)

Argentina

Rising from the Falls: Iguazu National Park

The breaking of a 20,000 year Silence: Los Glaciares

Where Orcas appear along the shore: The Valdes Peninsula

Bolivia

Behind the Glory of the Silver Mine: City of Potosí

A Mysterious Civilization of the Andes:  Tiwanaku

Chile

The Moais: Megalithic Statues on a Remote Island: Rapa Nui

Costa Rica

Revived Forest of Life: Area de Conservacion Guanacaste

Shark Island: Cocos Island National Park

Cuba

The Town Hemingway Loved: Old Havana and its Fortifications

The Lucrative Sugar Trade : Trinidad and the Valley of Ingenios

Ecuador

The Wonders of Iguana: The Galapagos Islands

Peru

The Centennial Flower Clock: Huacarán National Park

The Monkey-Chasing Birds: Manu National Park

The Earthen Kingdom: Chan Chan Archaeological Zone

A Walk in the Puma City: City of Cuzco

Veiled Aeropolis: The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana

Mexico

The Silver Capital: Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines

Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Albán

Bringing the Water of Life:  Historic Monuments Zone of Queretaro  

Hero of Mexican Independence: The Historic Centre of Morelia

The City of Gods: the Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan

The House of Mercy: Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara

The Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco

Ancient Underground Waters: Sian Ka’an

The City of Tiles: Historic Centre of Puebla

The Mayan Universe: The Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

Chaac, the God of Rain: Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal

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Missionary Bastions: Popocatepetl

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The Tomb of a Mayan King: Palenque

Battles With the Pirates of the Caribbean: The Fortified Town of Campeche

Venezuela

The Lost World: Canaima National Park