The grays of concrete and pollution are not the only representation of cities and towns in the Americas. As perfect postcard material, many cities in the new world express the vibrancy of the people and places through color.
Located in the historical center of the city, Pelourinho houses a baroque colonial architecture complex where vibrant buildings turn this city into one of Brazil’s iconic postcards. Tombado, from the Institute of National Historical and Artistic Heritage (Iphan), or Pelô, as it’s affectionately known, is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Considered the Paris of South America, Buenos Aires’ architecture and urbanism illustrate clear references to the French capital. However, once you escape the busy downtown streets and retreat to La Boca’s Caminito, it’s possible to see the joy and energy of the people and their culture. The colors of this area make it one of the most visited tourist attractions in