Château Paz, a French Palace in Buenos Aires

French Palace in Buenos Aires – Argentina: Château Paz It is a French Style Palace in the City of Buenos Aires with 12,000 covered meters divided into 140 rooms. There are 17 stairways, five dining rooms and 10 elevators for the four floors and the mezzanine. In the original plans of the Architect Sortais there are 40 bathrooms. Château Paz, a French Palace in Buenos Aires also known as Palace of Paz The original owner, José C. Paz, was the …

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The Huetel Palace (or Chateau Huetel)

The Huetel Palace (Chateau Huetel, Louis XIII Style) The Huetel Palace is one of the most splendid in all of Argentina (25 de mayo county, Buenos Aires Province). Built in the 19th century as a French Chateau in the Louis XllI style.   The Huetel Palace (or Chateau Huetel) was the summer residence of Concepción Unzué de Casares, a person who spent his entire life building urban and rural palaces and churches. All the constructions were luxurious and imposing Huetel Architect …

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Los Glaciares National Park: Glacier Laguna Torre Trail

Glacier Laguna Torre  Trail – Chalten – Argentina Glacier Laguna Torre Trail: In the Argentine Patagonia almost at the end of the world, in a town of 300 inhabitants called Chalten, you can visit glaciers in places that have very little human presence. The walk lasts about 6 hours from the village and you have to take everything to camp, since there is no support there. To move there you have to take a plane to Buenos Aires (about 9 …

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The Four Statues of Liberty by the Sculptor Bartholdi

The Four Statues of Liberty by Auguste Bartholdi The Statue of Liberty is that huge bronze statue that dominates the mouth of the Hudson River and is located south of Manhattan. It was a good gift that the French people made in 1886, to the American people to commemorate the Declaration of Independence of the United States of 1776 The First: New York City – 1886 The French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi was in charge of designing it and carrying …

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La Cumbrecita Hiking: Cerro Wank, Rio Subterraneo and Hidden Waterfall

Hiking to Cerro Wank – Rio Subterraneo – Cascada Escondida

La Cumbrecita – Mountain Village

Remember mountain villages in Germany, Switzerland or France. Founded by a Siemens Manager 90 years ago, and has that charming European center in every corner

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The path we went to La Cumbrecita is called Wank Hill – Underground River – Hidden Waterfall. (Cerro Wank – Rio Subterraneo – Cascada Escondida). It is absolutely necessary to do it with a guide, since from the summit on the Wank hill the trails are not signposted. For that we hire a guide at the entrance of the Villa, in a shop called Tekking La Cumbrecita.

La Cumbrecita Cerro Wank
La Cumbrecita Cerro Wank

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