Argentina qualify for 2014 Brazil World Cup in a seven-goal thriller

Argentina has booked its place in the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup in a seven-goal thriller that saw Lionel Messi score twice in a 5-2 destruction of Paraguay. Needing a win to confirm their place in next year’s tournament, Argentina enjoyed a perfect start with Messi converted a penalty and put his side 1-0 up…

State of emergency declared in Peru due to heavy snowfall

An unusual cold spell has hit Peru, its neighbour Bolivia as well as Paraguay. The Peruvian government has extended state of emergency to nine regions to cope with the unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall. Snow has recently gripped many South American countries, with snowfall across Argentina and even in some areas of Brazil. Local…

Iguazu Falls in HD – Argentina – YouTube

Discover the beauty of Iguazu Falls – recently voted the seventh natural wonder of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site Iguazu Falls in HD – Argentina – YouTube. Check out the video here . Related articles 6 night Iguazu Falls and Ibera wetlands tour from just £1,708 (looksouthtours.wordpress.com)

Yerba Mate – the driving force behind polo

Yerba Mate, the traditional green-tea like beverage drunk in Argentina has always had strong connections with the polo lifestyle through its gaucho origins. Now however, the traditions of the gaucho are becoming fully embraced both on and off the pitch with mate increasingly becoming the popular drink of choice for spectators and players alike.  Mate…