PROS vs. CONS
South America is among the top travel destinations in the world .The continent has a lot to offer for visitors be they back packers, holiday makers or tourists, a few of the pros and cons are sampled below
South America has an uncountable number of sceneries. The continent is gifted with natural sceneries that range from volcanic mountains, hills, rivers, lakes and to top it all up beautiful sandy beaches, in short the list is actually inexhaustible .Bringing your kids here will be a treat of their lifetime as they will get to enjoy a fully fledged holiday.
RICH DIVERSE CULTURE
South America is very rich in culture, what is better than bringing your children to experience the rich and diverse culture first hand. The continent has hundreds of festivals across it from one country to another, more so the people are welcoming to visitors and ready to let them learn few thing about their culture.
Wildlife in South America is diverse and has suffered little human conflict. From animals to plants kids will get the chance to enjoy visits to animal parks and game reserves. Some of the animals that are not found in other continents can be found here in large numbers.
WARM TROPICAL CLIMATE
Most of South America lies within the tropics and thus the continent is blessed with the warm Mediterranean climate. This makes it possible to tour the continent all year round. Kids will enjoy this climate and it is often a good break from the extreme climates and seasons like the bitter cold winters.
Due to high poverty levels in most of South America the rate of crime is quite high. Bringing your kids to South America can be quite a risk, Crime rates are however high in towns and cities .Crime rates are however low in the rural areas of South America.
Tropical Diseases are very prevalent in South America. More so changing from one geographical location to another can result in one being attacked by diseases due to lack of exposure to such conditions.
Another con of bringing your kids to South America is they will face language barrier. This is due to Most of South America not speaking English. The continent has a wide variety of languages spoken from one country to another for instance some countries speak Portuguese , some speak Spanish also to mention the native languages of south America that are widely spoken also.