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 and horse

The Horse: An inseparable Companion of the Gaucho

The gaucho and his horse have been inseparable elements in the history of Argentina as many times the horse turned out to be the only heritage of the gaucho. You can imagine how important this animal was for this national hero, it was his best friend and his faithful companion in the good and bad [&...
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