Monthly Archives: November 2016

Parting Shots

Tuesday 11/15/16 Alas, all good things must end. Here are some parting shots from my final day in San Antonio de Areco two weeks ago. It is only a two hour bus ride from Buenos Aires and it is a … Continue reading

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Silversmithing in San Antonio de Areco

…and if you enjoy hand crafted silver anything, Patricio Daghi, second generation silversmith, is the artisan to see. His workshop and studio is 2 blocks off the main Plaza Arellano in San Antonio de Areco (100km north of Buenos Aires). … Continue reading

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Churasco Argentina Style

Had the opportunity to chat it up with these gentlemen on Sunday  a couple of weeks ago and learned that they were handling the “churrasco” (grilling) Argentine style at this one venue for this weekend’s gaucho festivities. Including both yesterday … Continue reading

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Gaucho-ito!

This has to be one of my favorite images from Saturday’s shoot. It’s of a 5-6 year old gauch-ito competing with the big guys in the jura y entrevero de tropilla (judging and viewing of the herds) with his herd of 7-8 … Continue reading

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Gauchos de San Antonio de Areco

Highlights from Saturday’s gaucho traditions festival which featured jineteadas (equestrian demonstrations), jura y entrevero de tropilla (judging and viewing of the herds), carerra de potros (horse racing) and the corrida de la sortija (gaucho attempts to thread a twig through … Continue reading

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Fiesta de Traduciones

Last Friday Gauchos from throughout the area began arriving Friday in the late afternoon and into the evening in anticipation of tomorrow’s events. Saturday will be a day filled with jineteadas (equestrian demonstrations), jura y entrevero de tropilla (judging and … Continue reading

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Marble Ladies, Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Three marble ladies from yesteryear and three young ladies of today at the Recoleta Tomb of President Bartolomé Mitre who died in 1906.

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Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is the one must see sites regardless of how long or short a visit. Recoleta is one of the world’s most extraordinary cemeteries, with over 6,400 grand mausoleums standing as vainglorious monuments representing Gothic chapels, … Continue reading

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Great Tango in Buenos Aires

Tango Buenos Aires style at the Restaurante-Bar Querandi, established in 1920, Barrio San Telmo. It was a wonderful show with 4 musicians, 2 singers and eight dancers . . . dancing to traditional music showcasing tango’s history from its beginnings … Continue reading

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La Boca, Buenos Aires

Got to spend part of the day in “Barrio La Boca” located near the docks in Buenos Aires. As the story goes over 6 million immigrants poured into Argentina between 1880 and 1930, with the majority coming from Italy. Times … Continue reading

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