Cerro Torre, Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia, Argentina.  Photo: Maria Friel, via Flickr

Cerro Torre, Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia, Argentina. Photo: Maria Friel, via Flickr

GAUCHOS   The Argentinian Pampas - rolling terrains of grasses, flowers and herbs - are the home of the Gauchos.   The nomadic and colourful horsemen and cowboys have wandered the prairies since as early as the 1700s, when the flatlands were overpopulated by wild Cimarron cattle, originally brought to South America by the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Mendoza in 1538.

Gauchos Tribe, Argentina from Before They Pass Away Jimmy Nelson

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