Are you sitting on your couch just waiting for the next big adventure, but don’t know where to go? Let us introduce your wonderful Argentina.
Argentina is a beautiful country with so many interesting things to do. There are different cultural influences ranging from French to Spain architecture that you can see on skyscrapers in busy business districts.
Argentina’s spectacular beauty with shimmering lakes, dynamic peaks and appetizing food to Devore! No wonder Argentina tour packages are so popular? Below are some fascinating facts about Argentina that will make you fall in love with Argentina.
Talking about the flag of Argentina it has a history behind it which is represented in 3 colors of strips. The top one is of light blue color, the middle is of white color and again the bottom is of light blue color, these blue color here represents the skies and the white represents the snow from andies, the white color band has radiant yellow sun with a human face in it also known as the sun of may. as a whole, the flag represents the appearance of the sun appearing from a cloudy sky.
1. Pretty Patagonia
Calling all outdoorsy people! Fill your water bottle and grab your gear and head over to Patagonia to see the breathtaking sight of glaciers and lakes. If you love the great outdoors, you will love hiking in Patagonia. Patagonia is notorious for its beautiful mountain landscapes, steppes, and meadowlands.
Penguins on the Peninsula
Meet some friendly Argentina locals in the peninsula of Punta Tombo. A great place to visit while in Patagonia. A group of Magellanic penguins frequents the area of Punta Tombo in September, coming all the way from Brazil. They usually leave in April, but tourists enjoy them while they are in Argentina. Remember, they’re wild animals!
2. Eating Customs
It’s normal to eat around 6 or 7 pm in the US. Not in Argentina! Argentine people eat dinner around 10 pm and onwards. My stomach is rumbling just thinking about it.
3. Tango’s Birthplace
Are you a dancer? Grab your dancing shoes and dance on over! Tango originated in lower-class districts of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, where many performed tango in bars of ports.
4. Argentina’s Capital
Speaking of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and known for their spectacular architecture, their dry, hot summers and short, wet winter, outdoor cafes, and tasty food. Submerse yourself into Buenos Aires rich culture by being in this lively environment.
5. Beef, Beef, and more Beef
From burgers, stews, and steaks, Argentina is famous for consuming beef. The Argentina population has the highest consumption of red meat in the world! If you’re a steak and potatoes kind of person then Asado (Argentine barbecue) is for you! Asado is popular around Argentina, so grab your fork and dig in!
6. Argentina is one of the largest countries
Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world and the fourth largest in the Americas. It has 2,780, 400 km2, which is over 1,000,000 square miles! That’s the length of over 300,000,000 football fields! Argentina has a population of 42 million people and shares a border with five different countries.
7. Wonderful Wine and Crafted Beverage
Time for a history crash course on an Argentine tradition of crushed grapes. During the Spanish Colonization in the 1500s is when the first vine was cut, making wine a big part of Argentina and their culture. Argentine love their wine because they are the fifth largest producer of wine in the world. The most famous is their Malbec grape, but they have plenty of yummy wine to offer from a variety of vineyards.
Another fascinating drink fact deals with both beverage and politics. In Argentina, political parties produce their own brand of alcohol. Each political party crafts their own beverage, complete with their own policial icon on it.
8. Money, Money, Money!
Argentina’s currency is called the peso.
9. Argentina’s Sport
One of the most popular sports in Argentina is…football! Or should I say soccer? The Argentine national team won the World Cup, both in 1978 and 1986. Also one of the world’s best soccer player Lionel Messi is from Argentina.
10. Cows vs. People
There are more cows than people in Argentina! Holy cow!
You must have got excited hearing these cool facts about Argentina, So hold your excitement and visit Argentina to feel and explore the real excitement this country has to offer. America Tours Pty Ltd has popular packages that are based on South America experts and fellow travelers. A popular package that is fun and exciting is Argentina tour packages.
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