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Rewilding Iberá National Park, Argentina

Rewilding Iberá National Park is a long term project to return Argentina’s wetlands to its former glory. As visitors to the northern reaches of the park, we witnessed first hand, some of the project’s early successes. As night receded, giving way to a cloudless sunrise, the wildlife too began to rise. Southern Lapwings announced the …

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A short guide to San Antonio de Areco

Popular among Argentinians for its annual gaucho festival, San Antonio de Areco is barely visited by international tourists. Indeed, until a few days before we arrived we hadn’t heard of the quiet centre of the Argentinian gaucho culture only 115 kilometres northwest of Buenos Aires. Deep in the heart of Argentina’s Pampas, the compact town …

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Mindblowing highlights of Argentinian Patagonia

The variety of landscapes in the Argentinian Patagonia is as extreme as the distances involved in getting there. Between the towering peaks of the Andes and the windswept pampas plains, Patagonia is an outdoor lovers paradise. Patagonia is unforgettable. If you’re looking for inspiration or planning a trip to Argentina in the southern summer, Patagonia …

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The complete guide to visiting Iguazu Falls

Visiting Iguazu Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world, is a deserving entry on any bucket list. And with over a million visitors each year on both the Brazilian and Argentinian side, Iguazu Falls is clearly on a lot of bucket lists. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your visit. The …

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Northeast Argentina road trip | Nature, culture and waterfalls

Planning a trip to Misiones and Corientes in Argentina? Then start here with our northeast Argentina road trip itinerary, with suggestions on where to stay, things to see and amazing waterfalls you can’t miss along the way. We entered Argentina from northern Uruguay near the town of Concordia at the end of June, winter in …

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Waterfalls in Argentina | Iguazu Falls & Beyond

The watery world of Misiones province in northeast Argentina is home to one of the planet’s most famous waterfalls – Iguazu Falls. An amazing place, without doubt but it also leaves in its shadow many other waterfalls that without Iguazu just up the road, would be tourist hot spots too. On our journey through the …

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Utopia lost? Guaraní Jesuit missions of Argentina 

The Guaraní Jesuit missions of Argentina are located in the northeastern province they gave name to Misiones. UNESCO declared the remains of the missions a World Heritage Cultural Site in 1984. So we set out on a mission of our own, to discover what they’re all about. The Atlantic Forest in Argentina Flanked on 3 …

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Swamped in Argentina: exploring Ibera wetlands

The world’s 2nd largest wetlands seeps across 13000 square kilometres of northeastern Argentina. Not so much on the tourist trail and not too easy to get to, Esteros del Ibera wetlands is a mecca for wildlife enthusiasts. We couldn’t resist a visit on our northbound journey. Swamped in Argentina’s Ibera wetlands There’s a rustle in …

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The South American obsession with Yerba Mate

A Uruguayan family arrive to watch the sunsetting over the river in Montevideo, the father clutching a flask under his arm. In one hand he holds a bag of something we don’t recognise; in the other, an odd shaped cup. As his wife and teenage children arrange deck chairs on the grassy, beachside knoll, he …

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