The Salta Estancia August 23rd 2011 Our second to last destination was an estancia (ranch) int he North Western region of Argentina called Salta. The estancia was founded in 1609 and has 60,000 hectares of land, most of it used for growing sugar cane and sorghum but about 5,000 hectares still left as forests with ponds.
The estancia has hundreds of horses and we went riding every day with a gaucho named Gallardo, who didn' ... read more
South America » Argentina » Salta 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