· June, 2014

Stories about Argentina from June, 2014

Puerto Deseado, a Coastal Paradise

  30 June 2014

On her blog Viajes y Relatos, Laura Schneider shares her experience visiting Puerto Deseado, in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. On the six-day photo-safari, she photographed the beautiful city and places nearby: Yendo por la ruta 3, luego de pasar Comodoro Rivadavia y Caleta Olivia a 300 km, nace una...

The Splendour of Puerto Madryn

  30 June 2014

Wenceslao Bottaro shares on his blog the trip he made to the south of Puerto Madryn, in the province of Chubut, Argentina. This time, he visited Punta Este, Punta Loma and Cerro Avanzado, among other tourist attractions. Este es un paseo para descubrir la zona sur de Puerto Madryn, es...

The Female Perspective on the 2014 World Cup

  24 June 2014

Dalia Gutmann reviews the football players she's had a crush on from 1990 FIFA World Cup Italy to the current one in Brazil on the website OhLaLá!. After mentioning her favorite one in each of these sporting events, she confesses: Como notarán, la única razón por la que puedo registrar a un...

The Inca Road Is a New World Heritage Site

  23 June 2014

For the first time in the 40 years of World Heritage convention, six countries united to submit a joint application to designate a cultural site as world heritage. Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru requested that the Incan Road be included as a cultural heritage site. The announcement was made in...

Sharing with Great-Grandparents

  22 June 2014

On the website OhLaLá!, Inés Saínz remembers her great grandmother on her blog De la mamá (From mom) and reflects on inter-generational sharing now that she is a mother of two: La manera que la nonna tenía de demostrar cariño era a través de la comida. Ahí sí se excedía. Podía pasarse...

The Case of Ciccone Printing House in Argentina

  17 June 2014

Eva Row, a blogger for La cosa y la causa (The thing and the cause), writes about the Ciccone printing house, related to allegations against Argentinian Vice President Amado Boudou. Ciccone printing house had a large technical capacity, unused due to its poor economic situation: (Ciccone) adeudaba a la Afip (Administración General de...

‘How to Find Happiness at 2:30 in the Morning’

  16 June 2014

On the blogs section of Spanish-language virtual magazine OhLaLá!, 17-year-old Octavio reflects on the pursuit of happiness. Among other things, he notes: Y escuchar música en el colectivo entraría en esta categoría. Poner el celular en aleatorio y que las canciones vayan pasando, generándote distintos estados de ánimo, mientras mirás la...

Quinchao Mapuche Community and the Covunco Stream Pool

  15 June 2014

Argentinian journalist and travel blogger Wenceslao Bottaro describes [es] the experiences during his trip to Neuquén Province, department of Zapala, specifically the Qinchao township [es], home of the namesake Mapuche community. He notes that the tourist attraction in Zapala appear in any guide nor travel agency. That's why he traces...

‘Let's Go, Argentina!’

  11 June 2014

On Futbol Champagne, Argentinian Manuel de León writes [es] a letter to the football national team prior to the 2014 Football FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Me tomo hoy, a través de esta carta, el atrevimiento de pedirles que dejen la vida dentro y fuera de la cancha por estos...

Beautiful Landscape in Talampaya

  11 June 2014

Laura Schneider tells on her blog [es] Viajes y relatos [Travels and tales] her visit to al Talampaya National Park, located in La Rioja Province, Argentina. On her post, her words and pictured are a testimoniy of this charming place: El Parque Nacional Talampaya, uno de los tantos lugares que...

The three Most Important Posts on #RedViajAR This Week

  8 June 2014

On this post [es] of Argentinian blogger network Red Viajar [es], Laura Schneider presents the featured posts of the week. Among the recommended ones, there is one about La Salada, Argentina most important fair: La Salada es una feria inmensa, una de las más grandes de América Latina, que queda...

Launching of Book “A Curious Traveler”

  8 June 2014

On her blog [es], Laura Schneider invites us [es] to the launching of the book “Un viajero curioso” [A curious traveler], the first book about travels and stories from around the world by photographer and writer Esteban Mazzoncini. On her post, Laura shares a review of the author: Desde 1993...

Fundraisings by Children Protection Foundation in Argentina

  5 June 2014

On the blog section of Argentinian newspapaer La Nación [es], Daniel Balmaceda tells us on his Unexpected tales [es] the origins of the fundraising campaigns by the Children Protection Foundation [es] (Padelai, by its Spanish name) in Buenos Aires: A comienzos del siglo XX, en Berlín y Copenhague se realizaba...

Remembering Isadora Duncan

  2 June 2014

Laura Chertkoff remembers [es] dancer a Isadora Duncan on Un blog sobre pasos y saltos [A blog about steps and jumps] on a new birthday and remebers her troubled visit to Buenos Aires. En los 50 años que anduvo pisando el planeta tierra, sus pies la trajeron a Buenos Aires...

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