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talian immigrants, the steak is one of the few indigenous art forms. Become a symbol of an era in which he won fame with popular sayings texts now demand and interest in this art travels the world. He was a stubborn Italian and as such refused to continue painting the cars municipal gray tones such as oppressed him. Vincent Brunetti is that he liked the colors. One day he came to the shop and
Located on the western boundary of Cordoba, the Sierra Grande has the highest hill of the province: the Champaquí, 2790 meters. The Punilla and Calamuchita separate that chain Sierra Chica. The peasants call "pampilla" the plateau that crowns the hill, near which there is a circular lake. In his Caminos Argentina (1940), the prominent novelist César Carrizo Rioja (1889-1950), tells a poetic
Tafi del Valle is the most important touristic centre of Tucumán Province. It is a village sorrounded by mountains, in the mid- west of Tucumán, 107 km away from the capital city. The name of the village comes from the diaguita word "Taktillakta", that means " Town with a splendid entrance" and the village is an excellent combination of mountains, rivers and climate inviting the tourist in any
The Champaquí hill located in the western sector of the Sierras de Córdoba known as Sierras Grandes, immediately east of this summit is the Valle de Calamuchita while extending west Traslasierra Valley. Montes Pacheco first makes a reference to the translation indicating "Water Summit" and then tries that found that would be related to the work of channeling irrigation water by champas. Idea
With a wingspan estimated at seven meters across, Argentavis was roughly twice the size of the largest flying bird today (Wandering Albatross), and only the long extinct pterosaurs could have rivalled and exceeded it for size. How such a large bird like Argentavis could fly has been the key area of study associated with this bird, something that has resulted in some interesting
This Park and Museum was created in 1937, by decree of the Executive Branch of the Province. The works were inaugurated on October 16, 1938, after intense work, had decided importance the measures taken by Don José María Bustillo, Minister of Public Works of the Province, which carried out the founding idea, Don José Antonio Güiraldes, brother of poet, then Mayor of San Antonio de Areco and
Córdoba is a city located near the geographical center of Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas mountains on the Suquía River, about 700 km west-northwest from Buenos Aires. It is the capital of Córdoba Province. It is the second industrial center of Argentina, but retains many of its historical buildings dating from the colonial era. El Centro (Spanish for "downtown") is the
1.- The Fitz Roy is famous of impossible to huge rock walls covered with ice floes. The Fitz Roy is also called Chalten, Mount smoking. So they had baptized the Indians, believing a volcano because of the fog that envelops the top. High just over three thousand meters, the Fitz Roy is famous for the enormous impossible cliffs often covered by ice floes and the prohibitive weather conditions.
The Fitz Roy is also called Chalten, Mount smoking. So they had baptized the Indians, believing a volcano because of the fog that envelops the top. High just over three thousand meters, the Fitz Roy is famous for the enormous impossible cliffs often covered by ice floes and the prohibitive weather conditions. The same weather conditions that did tell Lionel Terray, the legendary French
The towns and cities of Argentina are numerous and varied. The largest, containing around 30% of the total population, Buenos Aires is by far the busiest and cosmopolitan, but there are also ancient cities such as Mendoza and Cordoba that are still worth a visit for the Spanish architecture they hold. Below is a selection of the largest and most important amongst them: List of Argentine