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Pampas region
The Pampas (from Quechua pampa, meaning plain are fertile South American lowlands, covering more than 750,000 km2(289,577 sq mi), that include the Argentine provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos and Córdoba; most of Uruguay; and the southernmost Brazilian State, Rio Grande do Sul. These vast plains are a natural region only interrupted by the low Ventana and Tandil hills near Bahía Blanca and Tandil (Argentina), with a height of 1,300 m (4,265 ft) and 500 m (1,640 ft), respectively.

Buenos Aires, English: "good airs" is the largest and most populous Argentinian province. It takes the name from the city of Buenos Aires, which used to be the provincial capital until it was federalized in 1880. The current capital of the province is the city of La Plata, founded in 1882.

Tango is a partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plate, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world.Early tango was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Today, there are many forms of tango extant. Popularly and among tango dancing circles, the authentic tango is considered to be the one closest to the form originally danced in Argentina and Uruguay.

San Telmo is the oldest barrio of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is a well-preserved area of the Argentine metropolis and is characterized by its colonial buildings. Cafes, tango parlors and antique shops line the cobblestone streets, which are often filled with artists and dancers. A street named the "Illuminated Block" is where many of these important historical buildings can be found.

The city
Córdoba is a province of Argentina, located in the center of the country. Neighboring provinces are (clockwise from the north): Santiago del Estero, Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, La Pampa, San Luis, La Rioja and Catamarca. Together with Santa Fe and Entre Ríos, the province is part of the economic and political association known as the Center Region.

Colonia de Sacramiento Tranquil and charming are words that are often used to describe this little village located on the coast of Uruguay. It is less than three hours away from the city center of Buenos Aires, but it is a completely different world. You can easily reach it crossing the harbour via ferry.

Tigre and the Delta Tigre is one of the most popular and important getaways for the Porteros. When they look for quick weekend break out of the hectic city of Buenos Aires they often choose the tranquil suburb of Tigre which is located near the riverside. The city itself is quite nice, but actually it is all about the Delta del Parana and its river channels. On the rivers, which originate from the inland jungle streams out of the North and go into the delta, boat trips can be made. The boat trips offer stops at colonial mansions which you can visit or you can just get off and explore along some peaceful trails. Along the shores there are many water activities offered like sailing and kayaking.

San Antonio de Areco Just two hours from the hectic downtown of Buenos Aires you can find what you are looking for. A town located about 110 kilometers away in the Buenos Aires province called San Antonio de Areco is exactly what you need. This Gaucho village, sometimes named Los Pagos de Areco, is a peaceful and serene town that dates back to the early 18th century.

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