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Lujan and the ubiquitous Virgin

July 9th 2006
A couple of hours away from BA is the sleepy town of Lujan, famous for religious pilgrimages to see the "Virgin of Lujan" who is everywhere. Since visiting we have seen her everywhere we have been. Spooky as we never noticed her before! The Basilica is well worth popping in to see, but it really is a town to visit to chill out rather than look for much excitement. On 9 July several thousand peo ... read more
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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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