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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Curiosities of the gaucho

Did you know? The word “gaucho” has its origin in those men who were agile cattle breeders and possessed great skills in strength and speed. The citizens of the pampas, in the Río de la Plata, which occupy a large part of Argentina and Uruguay, were called “gauchos“. To this...
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EXPLORING GAUCHO´S HISTORY

In the Americas, few professions are romanticized quite like that of the cowboy. Images of rugged men dashing about on broncos have earned a place in both North and South American history, the hardships of their chosen lifestyle masked by the allure of wide open skies and days full of adventure. Whi...
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