A woman walks with her baby along the main strip in Villa 20, one of the largest slum neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. The majority of the residents here are foreigners from neighboring countries, although there is also a sizable population of Northern Argentinians. Most residents do not receive municipal services such electricity, water or gas […]
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Jonathan Evans Owner, Buenos Aires Local Tours Age: 40 Lives: Barrio Norte • Why did you chose to come to Buenos Aires instead of Asia or say another country in Latin America? I came here on a two-week holiday in 2007 — 10 days in Buenos Aires and […]
Most people traveling to Iguazu Falls stop off in Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires before heading to the falls, either by bus or air. If you don’t want to deal with the airport twice you could also fly straight into Iguazu, although you will still touch down in Buenos Aires or Rio on your […]
View of the Andes near the Pucará de Tilcara, pre-Inca ruins located outside of Tilcara, in the Northwest Argentine province of San Salvador de Jujuy.
A Magellanic penguin takes a stroll away from his colony in Punta Tumbo, along Argentina’s Patagonic coastline. A total of 200,000 penguins come here to breed every spring, making this area one of the largest penguin colonies in the world. Due to overfishing and oil spills these penguins are considered ‘near threatened’ by the International […]