Because of its strategic location, the Dúrika Biological Reserve serves as a refuge to many endangered species, such as the Harpy Eagle. Photo © Brian Gratwicke, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.

Buenos Aires and the Durika Biological Reserve

The gateway to the northern section of Parque Internacional La Amistad is Buenos Aires, a small agricultural town in the midst of an endless green ocean of piñas. Here you’ll find the Reserva Biológica Durika, a self-sufficient agricultural community operating an authentic ecotourism project that welcomes visitors.

Antiques for sale in San Telmo. Photo © LWYang, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.

What to See in Buenos Aires’s San Telmo Barrio

an Telmo, with its narrow colonial streets, antiques shops, and street fairs, appeals to Argentines and foreigners alike. Its heart is Plaza Dorrego, site of the colorfully hectic weekend flea market. A few blocks south, in a cavernous recycled warehouse, you can find the Museo de Arte Moderno.

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Moon Patagonia

Travel writer Wayne Bernhardson covers the best sights and adventures that Patagonia has to offer, from viewing the jagged peaks of Cuernos del Paine and hiking on Argentina’s Moreno Glacier to visiting Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city. Bernhardson also offers various trip strategies, including The Andean Lakes Loop and The Natural History Tour. Including details […]

Terraced stone embankments descend to water level where boats are docked in a canal beside a busy marketplace.

Visiting Tigre near Buenos Aires

After decades of decay, the flood-prone riverside city of Tigre itself seems to be experiencing a renaissance. The train stations are renovated, the streets clean, the houses brightly painted and many restored, and it remains the point of departure for delta retreats and historic Isla Martín García.