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.
Victoriano Prieto Owner, Victoria Hotel Age: 87 Lives: San Telmo *Editor’s note: Mr. Prieto died November 4, 2016 • You’re originally from Galicia, Spain. How and why did you come to Argentina and how old were you? In those days you traveled in a boat. I was 27 years old. It […]
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 […]
Catedral Alta Patagonia in the vast winter playland of Argentina’s Lakes District is the country’s largest ski destination. Cerro Catedral, as it’s more commonly known, is popular both for its extensive terrain spread across three mountains and its 19 kilometer (12 mi.) proximity to Bariloche, Patagonia’s second largest city. The 1030 meter (3379 ft.) high […]