Argentina Argentina is a large, elongated country in the southern part of South America, neighbouring countries being Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay to the north, Uruguay to the north east and Chile to the west. In the east Argentina has a long South Atlantic Ocean coastline.
Buenos Aires and the Pampas are temperate; cold in the winter, hot and humid in the summer.
The deserts of Cuyo, which can reach temperatures of 50°C, are extremely hot and dry in the summer and moderately cold and dry in the winter. Spring and fall often exhibit rapid temperature reversals; several days of extremely hot weather may be followed by several days of cold weather, then back to extremely hot.
The Andes are cool in the summer and very cold in the winter, varying according to altitude.
Patagonia is cool in the summer and cold in the winter. Extreme temperature shifts within a single day are even more common here; pack a variety of clothes and dress in layers.
Don't forget that seasons are reversed from those of the Northern Hemisphere.
DestinationsUshuaia situated on the Beagle Strait, Ushuaia is the largest city in Argentine Tierra del Fuego, and arguably the southernmost city in the world.
El Calafate the main destination when visiting the Glaciers National Park and the advancing Perito Moreno Glacier.
Barilocheis a city in the province of Rio Negro, Argentina, situated on the foothills of the Andes, surrounded by lakes (Nahuel Huapi, Gutierrez Lake, Moreno Lake and Mascardi Lake) and mountains (Tronador, Cerro Catedral, Cerro Lopez).
Iguazu Falls one of the great natural wonders of the world, the Iguaçu Falls are situated near the border of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.
In the last week in Argentina I have been robbed. They stole my camera equipment, all my photos and all my notes. Luckily some people were so kind to send me photos of Argentina. So the photos you will find in the Argentina chapter are not mine, but from several people who send them to me. I want to thank these people, so at least I have some beautiful photo's from a very beautiful country
Federal presidential republic
Argentine peso (ARS)
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