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A tango for everyone in La Boca : © Marjie Courtis

Colour, Catastrophe & Criminals: La Boca, Buenos Aires

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The solid blocks of colour on the buildings at La Boca, Buenos Aires, strike you the minute you arrive.  Bright blue juxtaposed with bright yellow distinguishes one building, and reflects…

Families came first in the parade © Marjie Courtis

Gaucho Pride

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A November Day of Gaucho Tradition in Bariloche, Argentina Lake Nahuei Huapi and snow-capped mountains © Marjie Courtis   Swiss Style in Argentina The town’s backdrop was a series of…

Iguazu Falls From The Air © Marjie Courtis

Iguazu Falls. Taking sides – Brazil or Argentina?

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Iguazu Falls From The Air © Marjie Courtis   Argentina’s Iguazú National Park and Brazil’s Iguaçu National Park adjoin each other and are both World Heritage listed. They share an…

Perito Moreno's Icy Surface © Marjie Courtis

Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

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A Tip of the Patagonian Icefield. I was one of the 200,000 annual visitors to Argentina’s Perito Moreno Glacier. But unlike the majority of them, my choice was to stay…

Lopez' former bar : Marjie Courtis

Patagonia’s Bahia Bustamante, Argentina

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An article in the New York Times inspired me to go to Bahia Bustamante, a remote coastal location in the east of Argentina on the arid plains of the Patagonian…

Evita in Fileteado at San Telmo Market - Marjie Courtis

Eva Perón, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Evita lives on in Buenos Aires Although I visited Argentina with more interest in tango and trekking than politics and Eva Perón, she was hard to avoid in the capital…