On Jan. 14, 1897, Matthias Zurbriggen reached the summit of the Aconcagua, the first of many to conquer the Stone Sentinel, the translation for its Quechua name, Ackon Cahuak. While it is, indeed, an admirable feat, and one that several embark upon every year, it’s not necessary to have such a lofty goal to enjoy the Aconcagua’s […]
The Argentine Northwest has been blessed with a geography that is as unique as it is stunningly beautiful. From otherworldly salt flats to a railroad track that cuts across the rugged mountains, the scenery is rich and varied, and the photos you’ll snap unlike any you’ll take anywhere else in the world. Whether you’re an amateur or seasoned photographer, these are the photo ops you won’t want to miss in Salta.
Few natural sights in Argentina are as majestic as Iguazu Falls. Located on the Iguazu River, the falls are shared by two countries – the Argentine side, which is reached from Puerto Iguazu, Misiones and the Brazilian side, which is reached from the town of Foz do Iguaçu. Awe-inspiring misty forests, dramatic drops and a […]
Few sports get infuse Argentines with such passion and devotion as football (soccer) and watching a game in Buenos Aires is a highlight for many visitors to the city. Even non-football enthusiasts can’t fail to be swept up in the excitement of match day – Argentine football games are renowned for their unrivalled atmosphere, with fans screaming, chanting and singing throughout the game and the energy levels as high off pitch as they are on.
Located in Argentina’s Andean northwest, the province of Salta is where you can literally touch the clouds. High mountain valleys, lush cloud forests and dramatic desserts are only a sampling of what the avid adventurer will find in Salta. In case you’re still not sold on the idea, here are seven reasons to visit Salta.
Travelers would probably not pass through the small town of Puerto Iguazú if it weren’t for the world-famous waterfalls nearby. Although it may not rate as a destination in itself, there are several things to see and do in Puerto Iguazú, enough to warrant a one or two-day stay.