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Amanecer Frente al Palacio Stoessel, en Esperanza, Santa Fe

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Dawn front Stoessel Plalace, in Esperanza, Santa Fe.

It was builded in 1886 by Juan Stoessel. There worked, among other enterprises: Nacion Bank, the first Esperanza'sanatorium and the Fernando Paillet atellier.

Today it's abandoned in all possible ways.

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A: Night view in front of Confitería Royal, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.

di Marcelo Botta, 140 metri di distanza

Night view in front of the clasical Confitería Royal, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.

Night view in front of Confitería Royal, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.

C: Night view of San Martin Square, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.

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Night view of San Martin Square, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina. Typical mid-week in autumn: none ...

Night view of San Martin Square, in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.

D: Monumento 100 Anios

di Marcelo Botta, 200 metri di distanza

Monumento 100 Anios

E: Encuentro infantil de Ajedrez

di Marcelo Botta, 230 metri di distanza

Encuentro infantil de Ajedrez

G: Tipica Calle Sarmiento En Esperanza

di Marcelo Botta, 320 metri di distanza

Tipica Calle Sarmiento En Esperanza

H: Las Plantas De La Madre

di Marcelo Botta, 340 metri di distanza

Patio y entrada de auto en casa de los viejos. Puede observarse la variada y frondosa vegetación ;)

Las Plantas De La Madre

I: After the storm in Esperanza

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A sunny morning got transformed into night, 100 km/h winds and 35-40 mm of rain falled by 10 minutes....

After the storm in Esperanza

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di Marcelo Botta, 420 metri di distanza

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Argentina

Questa è una vista generale di 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.

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