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What are the Southern Cone Countries?

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Referring to the countries in South America that are around and south of the Tropic of Capricorn, the Southern Cone, in geographical terms, is comprised of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. However, Southern Brazil and Paraguay are politically and socially considered to also be part of the Southern Cone, and so […]

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The History of Bahia Lapataia in Tierra del Fuego National Park

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Bahia Lapataia (Lapataia Bay) is a fjord in the extreme south of Argentina which is connected to the Beagle Channel. Situated along the shore from Ensenada Bay in Tierra del Fuego National Park, it is one of the many highlights of the countryside surrounding Ushuaia. Tourists descend on Bahia Lapataia […]

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Why You Should Try Chimichurri, Argentina’s Most Famous Sauce

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Chile might have pebre, Bolivia llajwa and Peru, salsa criolla, but when it comes to the most prolific sauce in Argentina, chimichurri wins hands down. Recipes vary between kitchens throughout the nation, but it remains a firm favorite for barbecues and an integral part of Argentina’s dining culture. Here’s why you should try chimichurri, Argentina’s […]

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5 Intriguing Animals in Argentina and Where to Find Them

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As a country that covers over 107 million sq.-miles (2.78 km²), it should come as no surprise that a huge variety of wildlife inhabit different parts of the Argentine countryside. Ranging from the world’s largest rodent to parrots that burrow in rocky cliffs to nest, these five animals in Argentina […]

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Top 5 Argentine Patagonia Highlights Not to Miss

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An area that encompasses the southern regions of Chile and Argentina, Patagonia covers over 260,000-sq. miles (673,000-sq. km). It is for this reason that it’s difficult to see all of the ten highlights on this list in one holiday. Depending upon the length of your vacation, it’s wise to concentrate […]

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Quebrada de Humahuaca and Other Unmissable Sights in Jujuy Province

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Located close to the Chilean and Bolivian borders in the northwest of Argentina, the Jujuy Province is where the otherworldly, rainbow colored rocks of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Quebrada de Humahuaca can be found. While this colorful landscape is the most remarkable feature of the region, visitors will also be […]

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Meet The 4 Famous Argentinians Celebrated For Their Adventures

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The first Europeans to discover Argentina and Patagonia, such as Spaniard Juan Díaz de Solis and Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan, may be some of the best known explorers of the region. However, numerous famous Argentinians have been celebrated for their adventures in and around Argentina, finding themselves a place in […]

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