Official Name: Argentine Republic
Capital: Buenos Aires
Official Language: Spanish
Independence: from Spain, July 9, 1816
Religion: Roman Catholic, 92%
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.05 years
male: 71.67 years
female: 78.61 years (2000 est.)
Argentines come from Italian descent (97%).
Visiting Uruguay and Buenos Aires Argentina
We flew from Manta to Quito the end of October. We had to spend the night in Quito because of the early morning flight the next day. The next day we flew to Buenos Aires, Argentina via Lima Peru on TACA airlines. It was a good flight with an hour or so layover in Lima.
Before we arrived in Buenos Aires, the owner of the Mira Vida Soho advised us as ...
An here is: the Bolivia report
After crossing the border from Peru to Bolivia and having a "deep" conversation with a guy struggeling with the aftermathes of carnaval (equals: he was so hammered) I arrived in Copacabana/BOL just in the nick of time to climb the hill with crosses (forgot the name) and watch the sun go down. Funnily I met Eamonn (the I...
Catch a Tigre by the tail
The first thing that I noticed about BA is it’s never ending restaurants and shops. Even with such a large population it is hard to believe that they can be so busy and make money. Full range of quality. Argentineans are the largest beef consumers in the world and it shows in their restuarants. But still lots of choices for a non meat eate...