horses

South American Velvet

July 14, 2011

Horses and horseback riding are a huge part of South American culture. From the Chilean huasos, cowboys, in the Central Valley to the baqueanos down in Patagonia, the horse is revered, respected, and loved from north to south in Chile and beyond. In Argentina, Uruguay, and Southern Brazil, the gaucho is an iconic figure, deeply […]

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What’s Coming Up: Colonia, Uruguay

March 9, 2011

Just a hop on the ferry across the grand Río de la Plata from Buenos Aires, the charming colonial gem of Colonia on the Southwestern shores of Uruguay, is quickly becoming a favorite getaway to South America’s smallest nation.

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