by Lily Heise for UltraVilla
Battled over by the British, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and French, South and Central America and the islands of the Caribbean are dotted with remnants of the colonial era and the struggle to control the New World. The colonizers left their mark through splendid Baroque churches, sturdy fortresses and charming European-inspired plazas. Travel back in time to the era of golden conquest by visiting these enchanting towns descending from Mexico to Uruguay. Read full article here.