Gaucho Argentino

One of Argentina’s most iconic inhabitants is the rugged Gaucho – the cowboy.  Life and the weather can be harsh in the scarcely populated wilderness that covers much of the centre and south of the country, and the job of herding cattle and sheep an...
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GAUCHO CULTURE

It Is the set of knowledge, arts, tools, food, traditions and customs that have as a reference to the gaucho, which means “a mestizo”.   The Gaucho culture has resulted in styles and forms of expression in music, literature and theater very well def...
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Exploring Argentina’s Gaucho History

The word Gaucho has different etymologies but we think that the most well-known comes from the Quechua word huachu which means orphan, solitary orvaga bond person… In the early 17th century, the first Gauchos appear across the coast of Argentina, who at this time were also called gauderios or...
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