Country Overview

Cosmopolitan capital Buenos Aires is gateway to all Argentina. The large triangle-shaped country is as long as the U.S. is wide and at times seems almost as if it's a continent in itself. There's nearly everything here a visitor could want.

In Argentina today one may dine on what is absolutely the world's best beef, "summer ski" at Bariloche in the idyllic Lake Region, play in the world's largest casino in Mar del Plata, or climb the highest mountain in all the Americas - 22,834 Ft. Mt. Aconcagua.

Here, too, one may tango the night away in the land where it was born. This is also home of the gaucho and his pampas, the wilds of Patagonia, majestic Iguassu Falls, and the world's southernmost city (and airport) Ushuaia.

Argentina is also becoming an increasingly important gateway to the White Continent - Antarctica.

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