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Old 02-03-2010, 07:42 AM
 
Location: 75025 (previously 75254, 90505, 90010, and 60614)
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Of the ones Ive been to:

Sao Paulo
Medillen
Buenos Aires
Panama City
Santiago
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles......So. Calif. an Island on the Land
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The ones I have NOT been to but WANT to visit:

1. Buenos Aires
2. Rio De Janeiro

The ones I have been to which are nice/interesting:

1. Guadalajara, Mexico.....El Centro historico for colonial architecture and Jose Clemente Orozco murals. The Zona Rosa for nightlife and beautiful women. Also, a great city to hear live music including Mariachi music as Guadalajara is the CENTER for this type of music.

2. Playa Del Carmen, Mexco. Beautiful beach town near Cancun.
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Miami/ Washington DC
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^^

Considered Capital of latin america, however I think the OP wants to know actual cities in the latin american continent.
Miami is clearly in the United States.
The OP said Latin America not South America. Latin America is not a continent at all it is everything from Mexico south except for Belize, Guyana and Suriname. So it cant be a continent since Central America and Mexico are part of North America.

Anyway's I thought of putting Miami also, it is not geographically part of Latin America but it sure is in every other way possible. But minus Miami:
Buenos Aires! Great city, cheap great food nice people I loved everything about that city.
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Old 02-03-2010, 11:55 AM
 
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The OP said Latin America not South America. Latin America is not a continent at all it is everything from Mexico south except for Belize, Guyana and Suriname. So it cant be a continent since Central America and Mexico are part of North America.

Anyway's I thought of putting Miami also, it is not geographically part of Latin America but it sure is in every other way possible. But minus Miami:
Buenos Aires! Great city, cheap great food nice people I loved everything about that city.
Agreed,Miami is definitely culturally 'Latin America'!
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Old 02-03-2010, 01:27 PM
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Location: Brooklyn Heights, NY & Lake Ariel, PA
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No particular order...

Petropolis, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
Santiago
Buenos Aires
Vina del Mar, Chile
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Old 02-04-2010, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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People keep saying Santiago...Santiago what?

There are alot of Santiagos in Latin America.

My vote goes to Santo Domingo.
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Old 02-04-2010, 09:49 AM
 
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People keep saying Santiago...Santiago what?

There are alot of Santiagos in Latin America.

My vote goes to Santo Domingo.
My guess would be Chile.
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Old 02-04-2010, 10:39 AM
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Location: Brooklyn Heights, NY & Lake Ariel, PA
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People keep saying Santiago...Santiago what?

There are alot of Santiagos in Latin America.

My vote goes to Santo Domingo.
I have been to Santiago, Dominican Republic..a very nice city to be sure..but this time I meant Chile.
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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The smoggiest Santiago of them all, in Chile. If you're really lucky, you may be able to see the Andes Mountains through the smog, some days.

Upon leaving the Airport there, I was able to see the smog layer, and the white capped mountains looming up above the smog. Really beautiful, though.

I prefer Rancagua, a medium-sized city south of there.
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:06 AM
 
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Buenos Aires. Stayed there last summer and totally loved it.

Here are some of my photos and impressions:

the city in general
it's food
it's architecture
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