Truco: the gaucho’s card game

Guachos were men of many hobbies. They were very common to find hanging out in pulperias, a rural place where they would socialize, get together to drink alcohol and play Truco: the gaucho’s card game. But how do you play this famous game? Truco is a trick-taking card game originally from Valencia...
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Nov 10th: Day of Tradition

Nov 10th: Day of Tradition

Day of Tradition is right around the corner! Every year, on the 10th of November, it’s Day of Tradition in Argentina. This holiday is a recognition of our identity and a celebration of who we are as a country. The celebration of the Day of Tradition became official in 1939 to honor the gaucho trad...
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Meat: a typical gaucho's diet

Typical diet of a gaucho

The gaucho had a diet that has become a part of Argentina’s traditions. A gaucho’s diet was composed mainly of meat, especially beef. A popular phrase said by gauchos was “Todo bicho que camina va a parar al asador” meaning that any animal that walks can be eaten, whether it is a pig, sh...
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