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Quebrada del Toro

January 14th 2007
I love how legends and tales - on the whole, imagination - shape and twist the naming and history of our surroundings. So it was with the Quebrada de la Concha which, owing to its unfortunate reference to rude anatomical terminology, is now called Quebrada del Toro, Bull Gorge. Running through Salta Province in northwest Argentina up to the border with Chile, this gorge hugs the course of the Rio ... read more
South America » Argentina » Salta

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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