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Horse riding in Mendoza

Our First Taste of Argentina

July 15th 2009
From Valparaiso, we decided to head east into Argentina in the hopes of experiencing Independence Day on the 9th of July, so we booked some tickets for the 8 hour bus journey to Mendoza. This turned out to be an incredible journey right through the heart of the Andes and was a great introduction to long-distance bus travel in South America. We got to the bus station in Valparaiso ahead of schedu ... read more
South America » Argentina » Río Negro » San Carlos de Bariloche

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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