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Category: Things to do

On our main site we have twenty different general activities you can do in Argentina, here on the blog we describe in detail many of the individual things to do – whether they be a moonlight horse ride in the desert or a zip-line through the jungle.

How to Pack a Mule to Cross the Andes in 9 Easy Steps

A short series of photos detailing the process of how to pack your mule, just in case you find yourself having to cross the Andes by foot or by horse.    

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peñas folklorica argentina

Las Peñas Folkloricas

Each of Argentina’s provinces has their unique variation of gaucho folk music and they vary in style across the country. Folklore is an umbrella term for all gaucho folk music, it is hugely popular in Argentina and Las Peñas Folkloricas are when anyone gets together to play and dance folklore. Las Peñas come in all forms […]

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The Argentine Asado

The Argentine Asado

An Asado is simply a barbeque, though in Argentina it is a huge part of the culture. It is their Sunday lunch; Christmas, Easter, Birthdays are all, generally, accompanied by an Asado – in fact any event that isn’t is probably not much of an event. And the Asado is not just reserved for hot […]

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Paragliding, Traslasierra

Paragliding in Traslasierra

Cross country – a specialist magazine for para-gliders and hang-gliders – lists paragliding in Traslasierra as one of the world’s top paragliding destinations and in 2014 it hosted the Paragliding World Cup Tour. Traslasierra literally means behind-the-hill, it is a relatively flat valley behind the Cordoban sierras. The sierras rise up from the valley almost […]

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Flying through the canopy

Iguazu Jungle Zip-line

The Iguazu waterfalls are one of nature’s wonders and exploring the two semi-tropical wildlife reserves in which they lie, either in a boat or by foot, easily stands alone as one of the most spectacular things you can do, not just in Argentina but in the entire world. However, even natural wonders can do with […]

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White water rafting on the River Manso

White water rafting on the Manso river

The Manso river is formed from the melting glaciers of Mount Tronador, the highest peak of the great Nahuel Huapi National Park. The river weaves through the Andes mountains and crosses four lakes before arriving in Chile and eventually the Pacific ocean. White water rafting on the Manso river is fantastic, and can be combined with […]

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Polo in Patagonia

Polo in the provinces

The centre of Argentine Polo is very much Buenos Aires province, in particular Pilar, and for those looking to improve their game or take themselves from having no idea to being competent, Buenos Aires is the only choice. However, though in reality Polo is not much more accessible in Argentina than it is anywhere else in the […]

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Chukkas in Pilar

Chukkas in Pilar

Pilar is a nondescript town an hour from the centre of Buenos Aires. However, surrounding the town are thousands of hectares of walled neighbourhoods and country clubs that include hundreds of polo pitches. The area is the center of Argentina’s polo, home to the smartest and best known clubs. Even for those who have their […]

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Polo school, Buenos Aires

Polo schools of Buenos Aires

Argentina has long been the undisputed king of polo. The large Estancias (farms) in the Pampas that surround Buenos Aires city are the main reason why. The Pampas are a vast swathe of flat grasslands ideal, not just for polo pitches, but also for breeding polo ponies. From a young age the sons and daughters of […]

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Tango lessons in Buenos Aires

George Bernard Shaw’s famous quote ‘dance is the vertical expression of a horizontal desire’ never rang so true as with Tango, though you might not find yourself dancing the ‘three-minute love affair’ on your first lesson. Even Tango’s basic steps, often described as walking, are deceptively tricky. Nevertheless, anyone with even a passing interest in […]

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