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Livingstone in Argentina
Recommendations : 852 Recommend it!
Click to enlarge the pic The gaucho behind me caught the ring
Country Argentina
City or Region Buenos Aires (Feria de Mataderos)
Travelling with Carsten
Travel date 07 Jul 2002
What you've been doing

Sunday - market time. So up early again and heading for the Feria de Mataderos. It is a traditional Gaucho market in the Northeast of town which you can either reach by bus (around 50 mins., 0.80 P$) or taxi.

The market is beautiful and hardly spotted any gringos. Apart from buying hand crafts and traditional goods the locals enjoy themselves by dancing in the streets to folklore gaucho music.

My personal high light was the Gaucho ring race where the rider has to run his horse at full speed and trying to catch a ring with a size of a big coin with a ballpoint pen big metal stick. Amazing to see how many riders made it.

Toodaloo, Livingstone.

Added : 20 Jul 2002, 15:12:37 (UK time)
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