poncho gaucho

Ponchos in Argentina

Longer before the Spanish conquest, the local people from what later would known as Argentina made refined clothing with wool from tamed llamas to protect themselves from the cold weather. They used to cover the upper part of their bodies with what we call a poncho: a square or rectangular piece of ...
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gaucho and horse


For the gaucho, the horse was like a part of himself, and, when there was the unusual case that he did not have it, he said “he was without feet”. Maybe that’s why he gave him so many different names, each of which contained a true definition of the animal’s conditions. Pingo...
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