South America Reports from our travels around South America. Scroll Down Belize: It’s like a giant saltwater aquarium that isn’t all full of fish poop. Quito, Ecuador: Living on an earthquake fault seems sane by comparison. Urubamba Valley, Peru: aka “Yucay Valley,” aka “Sacred Valley,” aka “Holy Crap! Valley.” Cusco, Peru: Not everyone who lives in the Andes Mountains crashed their airplane. South America: We visited our fellow Americans below the equator.