By Sandra Bao, Gregor Clark, Carolyn McCarthy, Lucas Vidgen, Andy Symington
“Think of Argentina and it fast turns into obvious why the rustic holds tourists in awe. Tango, gauchos, futbol, Patagonia, the Andes – the classics on my own make an impressive wanderlust cocktail.” – Sandra Bao, Lonely Planet Writer
You can belief our trip info simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the locations we write approximately, every version. We by no means settle for freebies for optimistic insurance so that you can depend on us to inform it love it is.
Inside This Book…
Pull-out urban map of Buenos Aires
261 days (and nights) of research
154 scrumptious steak restaurants
67 nationwide Parks & Reserves
Includes Chilean Patagonia
At-a-glance useful information
Comprehensive making plans tools
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