Monthly Archives: December 2018

#Argentina Day 12: more dancers from #DanzasTradicionales at the Nov 2018 #SanAntonioDeAreco #FiestaDeTradiciones. Advertisements

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#Argentina more Day 12: Younger dancers at the 2018  #SanAntonioDeAreco #DanzasTradicionales #FiestaDeTradiciones.

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#Argentina Day 12: The second day of the 2018 #SanAntonioDeAreco #FiestaDeTradiciones kicked off with #DanzasTradicionales in front of the Areco Palacio Municipal. The dancers, some as young as age 6, performed with pride and delight to the excitement of the … Continue reading

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 Argentina More Day 11: #JineteadaGaucha, or taming a wild horse was the 2nd event of the day and is similar to bronco busting in the old west. The #Gauchos skill in these events is a source of great pride and serves to keep their … Continue reading

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Argentina More Day 11: The 1st place winner of #SanAntonioDeAreco’s #FiestaDeTradiciones #EntreveroDeTopillos (herding of horses) the was awarded a silver and gold rastra (belt fastener) by renowned #ArecoSilversmith #MaximoRodriquez.

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Argentina Day 11: #SanAntonioDeAreco’s #FiestaDeTradiciones 2018 was an amazing festival and contest where today’s Gauchos have the opportunity to test their skills as #domadores (tamers). The first event was the #EntreveroDeTopillos(herding of horses) which requires the Gaucho to guide his … Continue reading

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Argentina more Day 10: Later that evening the “after party” got underway at #BarSanPatricio #SanAntonoDeAreco at 1:00 a.m. with a #Peña which literally means a meeting place with popular #folkdancing and music accompanied by food and libations. The Argentines take … Continue reading

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Argentina Day 10:  San Antonio de Areco’s Fiesta de Traduciones kicks-off on Friday eve with a #Fogón (bonfire) accompanied by folk music, lots of dancing and an outdoor cantina and asasdo (barbecue) along with plenty of libations!

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Argentina more Day 8: #BuenosAires #MercadoSanTelmo built in 1897 is an architectural gem and a great place to shop for antiques AND have a great cappuccino with a media luna (croissant)!

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Argentina Day 7: Flew back from Iguazu to #BuenosAires #JorgeNewberryAirport and found passengers being greeted to the rhythmic sound of jazz tunes!

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