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Humahuaca

2017-06-08T21:29:52+00:00June 8th, 2017|

Located in the North West of Argentina, the Quebrada de Humahuaca is one of the major tourist sights. The colonial architecture and the barren landscape will remind the traveler of Peru and Bolivia. The town of Humahuaca is located on the Rio Grande, at an elevation of 3000 meter. There are a few nice old churches [...]

Bariloche

2017-06-08T21:27:57+00:00June 8th, 2017|

Bariloche is well known as a posh ski resort in the Argentinian Andes. But the town has a lot more to offer than just ski slopes. There is a great National Park nearby, and there are many hiking, biking, rafting and other outdoor activities waiting for you. Every season in Bariloche has its own special charm. [...]

Salta

2017-06-10T20:20:51+00:00January 3rd, 2017|

Salta is located in the Lerma valley in a mountainous region in the North-West of Argentina. The town has quite a few nice colonial mansions and churches and is a good base for exploring the region. The city centre is small enough to explore on foot. The Plaza 9 de Julio is the real centre of [...]

Cafayate

2017-06-10T20:20:13+00:00July 31st, 2012|

Cafayate is wine growing in a very rough and desert-like environment. If you have the opportunity go visit one of the bodegas, like Etchart or Michel Torino. The white Argentinian torrontes they make is famous. Cafayate is a town located at the central zone of the Valles Calchaquíes in the province of Salta, Argentina. It sits [...]

Mar del Plata

2017-06-10T20:19:10+00:00July 31st, 2012|

Mar del Plata (population 550,000) is an Argentine city located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the Buenos Aires Province, 400 km south of Buenos Aires. As an important fishing port, industry concentrates on fish processing. The area is also host to other light industry, such as textile and food manufacturing. Located nearby are [...]

Mendoza

2017-06-08T21:17:33+00:00July 31st, 2012|

Mendoza is the most important city of the West of Argentina. Set at the foot of the Andes mountains at an altitude of 760 meters, it is only 200 km from Santiago, Chile. The city was founded in 1561, and although this is not an Earthquake free zone, there are quite a few historic buildings of [...]

Iguazu falls

2017-06-08T21:19:52+00:00July 31st, 2012|

The waterfall system consists of about 270 falls along 2.7 kilometres (1.67 miles) of the Iguazu River. Some of the individual falls are up to 82 metres (269 feet) in height, though the majority are about 64 metres (210 feet). The Garganta del Diablo or Devil's Throat (Garganta do Diabo in Portuguese), a U-shaped 150-metre-wide and [...]