Argentineans continue to protest government corruption, rising crime and soaring inflation in South America’s second largest democracy. Yesterday hundreds of thousands protested all over the country, including in the cities of Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Rosario and Sante Fe. Aside from a university student punching a reporter on live TV, the protests were peaceful. Smaller protests […]
Potatoes have become the latest symbol of Argentina’s inflation. In the last month, the price of potatoes rose 200-300% throughout the country. The popular parilla (grillhouse), Des Nivel in the San Telmo neighborhood, placed a sign in the window informing clients that they are boycotting potatoes, their most popular side dish. The ‘No a la […]
In the misted shadow of the largest waterfall of South America, Iguazú, lies Wanda Mines, a peculiar side attraction worth a visit for those interested in gemstones, geology, or jewelry. Located just 55 km (34 miles) to the south of Iguazú Falls, these stone mines are easily accessible by organized tour, car or bus. Surrounded […]
What is a Telo? The Argentine Sex Hotel Legal, non-taboo and as much a part of Argentine daily life as the national drink mate, football and family barbecues, there are approximately 180 sex hotels in Argentina’s capital, boasting an estimated 5,000 rooms and 3 million yearly clients. Commonly known by their lunfardo (slang) name telo […]
Corinne, one of Yavi’s friendliest residents has a face that reveals the many stories of her life. Yavi is an enchanting pueblo near the Bolivian border in the Northwest Argentine province of Jujuy.