Estancia del Ombo January 25th 2012 We were presented with a plate of cakes, beer and Malbec (we thought we’d asked the time of dinner!) served in a balmy heat in the company of giant toads hopping between the tables.
Next day was the big event – riding with the gauchos. John was very nervous as the last time he rode was on a donkey at the seaside. Suzanne was too busy oggling at our easy-on-the-eye gaucho to be nervous or se ... read more
South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires 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