Argentine gaucho knife facon

Gaucho Knives: History of the Facon

Gaucho knives are handmade knives used by this typical Argentine character in many different situations. Among them, the facon may be the most popular gaucho knife per excellence. Early this year, we published a post about the facon, but now we will share with you more about its history. The facon i...
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argentina mate drinking

Most Popular Species to Add to Argentinian Mate

As you know mate is a typical infusion in Argentina. So here are a few of the most popular species to add to Argentinian mate: Pennyroyal; Common to find in the mates of Santiago del Estero. Mint; It is digestive and counteracts gastrointestinal disorders. Peperina; Easy to find around the Sierras. ...
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gaucho

The Gaucho as a Symbol

There are several characteristics that one can define to identify a gaucho. One of them is by his clothing, the gaucho was dressed with “bombachas de campo”, wide pants to ride, poncho to keep warm from the cold, wool belt and another leather belt adorned with coins, high boots or espadr...
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