argentinian gaucho women riding horses

Argentinian Gaucho Woman

Argentinian gaucho woman, called la china from the Quechua: muchacha and, by extension, hembra, is an important part of Argentine culture.   At the beginning of its history, the gaucho woman was in the background. It was an institution at the time, that they were kidnapped by gauchos as spoils ...
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Gaucho Folklore

Gaucho Folklore is the typical dance of the Gauchos and the paisanas, with their respective styles such as chacareras, gato, zamba, group dances, malambo (characteristic of the man and used to seduce the woman), zarandeo (characteristic dance of the woman with which she seduces the man).   Gau...
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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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