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San Jeronimo Banderas De América
Argentina
Copyright: Marcelo Botta
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Uploaded: 12/10/2010
Updated: 01/09/2014
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San Jeronimo Plaza Central
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San Jeronimo Norte Plaza Central y parroquia Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
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Square at Las Tunas, in Santa Fe
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Central Square and church at Franck, Santa Fe
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Atardecer - Fotografía desde un mastil a 8m de altura
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Girasoles
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Old Gauchat's inmigrant family house in Esperanza Santa Fe
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Humboldt Santa Fe Ph Marcelo Botta
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Las plantas de la negra
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Pole aerial panorama - street through railways and Inmigrants Square
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FoNaVi monoblock in Esperanza, Santa Fe
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Esperanza, ITEC's yard
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Shanghai lujiazui financial center at night 1
Juri Pozzi
Old Nobel Factory Signa 03
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the Tibetan Prayer Flag on Biri Sacred Mountain Nyingtri
Marcio Cabral
Resurgence of Silver River
Bernd Kronmueller
Conwy castle old suspension bridge
Andrea Biffi
Fori Imperiali - Foro di Cesare
Timofey Osipov
P1160664 834 52ipslogo
Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net
El Fanar on Christmas day
Ivor Linington
Norwich Royal Arcade
Jan Vrsinsky
View From Castello, Castelsardo
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Argentiera Bay
Andreas Brett
Half Dome, Yosemite National Park
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Stand de Ciudad de Rafaela en Tecnopolis ph Marcelo Botta
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Square at Las Tunas, in Santa Fe
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Plazoleta Agricultor en 3d usar lentes rojo cian - Marcelo Botta
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Villa Paso de las Piedras - Arroyo Cululu Santa Fe Argentina
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Img 5124 Panorama
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Encuentro infantil de Ajedrez
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Parroquia De La Natividad De Maria Santisima Emilia Santa Fe - Marcelo Botta
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Municipal Band sunday afternoon at the Agriculture National Park in Esperanza
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La Redonda - Santa Fe - ph Marcelo Botta
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Segundo aniversario de la fundacion ramseyer dayer argentina
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Night view in front of Confitería Royal, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.
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02 Bajo De Veliz Lg
More About Argentina

Argentina didn't get to be the second-largest country in South America overnight. Archaeological remains found here date to some 9,000 years BC, left by the ancient Mesoamerican civilization. Early inhabitants were nomads and hunters who followed prehistoric horses and llamas. By the year 1480 AD the Incan empire had stretched to reach northern Argentina and the stage was set for contact.The Europeans came in 1516 with Spanish explorer Juan Diaz do Solis, who claimed the area for Spain and tried to export a river of silver back to Europe. Wealth grew along with the cattle industry and after Napoleon conquered Spain, Argentina declared its independence and set up their own government. That was 1810 AD.Argentina stayed neutral in WWI and for most of WWII, declaring war on the Axis powers only in 1945. Following the war, the country entered into a long chain of military dictatorships with only brief forays into constitutional government. The current president is Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who's been in office since December 2007.Argentina is known for many things but the top of the list belongs to only two -- steak and the tango. Cattle graze on the abundant grasslands and produce some of the best beef in the world.  The climate is well-suited for vineyards as well, and Argentina's wines make a fine companion to their steak.As for the tango, it has recently exploded to become a world famous dance with hotspots in every major city on the planet. It started in Buenos Aires in the middle of the nineteenth century, as the city was filling up with a mixture of European immigrants and porteños, people who were born in the port city. They melded their cultures of rhythm and harmony and came up with the tango, which has been described as the ultimate evolution of partnered dancing. And it's a great way to burn off your steak stupor. Food coma begone!Text by Steve Smith.