A jolly gaucho (Argentine cowboy) jokes around before competing in the Carerra de Sortija (Race of the Ring) at the Mataderos Fair in the province of Buenos Aires. This most accessible country fair takes place every Sunday from April through December.
When to go: Any fair day is a good day to go to San Antonio de Areco. The ideal time to visit though is during the gaucho festival, which celebrates the ‘Day of the Gaucho’ on the 10th of November. Gauchos and their horses from all over Argentina come galloping through the cobbled streets to […]