gaucho argentino

What makes a Gaucho

Did you know that Gaucho is the name given to those who come from the plains, and not only in Argentina, but also in Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Chilean Patagonia. To live as a Gaucho means to connect with nature, in ways that would not be so common for a city dweller, but which is […]...
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Gauchos and Dogs

We are used to see gauchos with their horses, but guess what? Gauchos and dogs are best friends too! Not only are dogs great companions, they also help gauchos with livestock and other farming activities. One of the most common dog breeds is the Border Collie. This is the very same kind of dogs used...
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Gaucho Knives

Knives used by a gaucho are commonly referred to as Faca or Facón. It is Portuguese name derived from “faca”, and so the “facón” will be a major faca. The blade of a facon is about 30 to 40 cm long and 20 to 30 mm thick. It ends in a point with a single-sided tip, having ...
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